Rehoboth councillor arrested for breaching protection order

21 Apr 2017 18:30pm
WINDHOEK, 21 APR (NAMPA) – A Rehoboth local authority councillor was arrested on Thursday after breaching a protection order taken out against him by his wife.
The daily crime report issued by Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson, Deputy Commissioner Edwin Kanguatjivi on Friday stated that the suspect was arrested between 15h00 and 16h00.
It is alleged that the councillor went to his matrimonial house at midnight and broke the windows and the door and fled the scene after he noticed his wife calling the police.
In an unrelated incident, a 50-year-old man was arrested at around 18h00 on Thursday in Maltahöhe in the Hardap Region for being in possession of suspected stolen livestock.
“It is alleged that the suspect was seen by people in a field in the morning. He was also seen chasing goats, of which he slaughtered three,” reads the report.
Police investigation into the matter continues.
In a separate incident, 20 heads of cattle valued at N.dollars 100 000 were stolen at Farm Nuwerus in the Erongo Region from last Friday until Tuesday.
The suspects are unknown and the police are appealing to the public to come forth with information to help with the arrest of the suspects.
In a different incident, three people sustained serious injuries after the vehicles they were travelling in were involved in a head-on collision at Omhanda village in the Ohangwena Region.
The accident occurred at around 18h10 on the main road between Eenhana and Oshigambo.
It is alleged that the driver of a Government sedan was trying to avoid a donkey on the road when he collided head-on with an oncoming pick-up.
The government car had four occupants including the driver. Two male passengers aged 33 and 68 sustained serious injuries while the third, a 58-year-old female occupant, sustained slight injuries. The driver of the government vehicle escaped unhurt.
In the pickup, a 49-year-old male sustained serious injuries and was transferred to a hospital at Ondangwa, while a 28-year-old passenger and the driver were slightly injured.
(NAMPA)
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