Armed robbery at Coca-Cola Depot in WHK: Police

24 Apr 2016 17:40pm
WINDHOEK, 24 APR (NAMPA) – The Coca-Cola Depot in the capital was robbed of N.dollars 1 000 cash on Sunday.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi said in a media statement issued on Sunday seven unknown men are linked to the alleged robbery that took place at about 04h00.
They tied up a security guard with ropes and handcuffs at gunpoint, before using a cutting torch to break open padlocks and forcing open an office door.
They also managed to cut open a safe but there was no money inside.
They fled with N.dollars 1 000 cash found in a drawer.
No injuries were reported and no arrest was made yet.
In a separate incident, the police at Outapi also reported an armed robbery at a home on 21 April 2016.
It is alleged that unknown men entered the house, gun-pointed the domestic worker, assaulted her and managed to remove cash of N.dollars 197 602.85, a rifle and a pistol.
The suspects are still at large but the police managed to recover N.dollars 12 686.
Police investigations continue in respect of the two incidents.
In Ondangwa, police are investigating a case of reckless and negligent driving after an unknown woman was hit and injured by a Toyota Quantum minibus in a road accident on Friday.
The victim was attempting to cross the road.
She sustained serious injuries and was admitted to the Medipark Hospital in Ongwediva.
No arrest has been made yet and police investigations continue.
The Ongwediva Police on Saturday reported a collision between a Toyota Landcruiser and Toyota Hilux pick-up along the Ongwediva/Oshakati main road close to Universal Church in Ongwediva.
Three passengers sustained serious injuries and are now admitted at the Oshakati State Hospital with one in a critical condition.
It is alleged the two vehicles were travelling in opposite directions when the accident occurred.
Police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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