Man arrested for theft of money from employer

14 Feb 2017 16:40pm
RUNDU, 14 FEB (NAMPA) – A 45-year-old man was arrested here for alleged theft of N.dollars 180 000 from his employer.
The theft allegedly took place between Saturday and Monday from the Cola-Cola Supermarket in Rundu, Namibian Police Force Kavango East Regional Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Willie Bampton told Nampa on Tuesday.
Bampton said the man stole the money from his employer and hid it.
He then went to the police station to report a case of theft, pretending that the money was stolen from him.
However, during police preliminary investigations, it was found that he stole the money.
An amount of N.dollars 135 341.40 has been recovered.
The suspect will appear in the Rundu Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.
In an unrelated incident on Monday, three men between the ages of 19 and 30 were arrested for being in possession of two elephant tusks.
The three were arrested after members of the public tipped of the police about a suspicious looking taxi driving around in the Ndama formal settlement looking for potential buyers of the tusks.
The arrest of the trio took place around 16h30.
They will appear in the Rundu Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.