Two men arrested in possession of cannabis

19 Jun 2017 13:12pm
WINDHOEK, 19 JUN (NAMPA) – Two men were Friday arrested in Nkurenkuru in the Kavango West Region after they were found in possession of cannabis.
A crime report issued on Sunday by Head of Public Relations in the Namibian Police Force (NamPol), Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi stated that the arrest took place between 15h00 and 17h00 after NamPol conducted a search in a riverbed near the branch of a bank in the town.
About 30 consignments of cannabis found on one of the suspects were confiscated and when Police proceeded to his house to conduct a further search, they found a plastic bag full of cannabis.
The value is not yet determined and police investigation continues.
In an unrelated matter, a case of housebreaking and theft is under investigation in Windhoek after about five robbers on Friday reportedly broke into a Chinese man’s premises and stole goods valued at close to N.dollars 60 000.
According to the police, the incident took place at around 21h10 on Hansa Street, Lafrenz in the Northern Industrial Area.
It is alleged the robbers, three of which were armed, broke into the premises and took four cellphones, a jacket, one laptop, an Apple ipad, N.dollars 11 000 cash, a firearm and car keys.
No arrests have been made yet and no items have been recovered.
Police investigation continues.
Meanwhile in Henties Bay in the Erongo Region, a case of stock theft has been opened against a 54-year-old man who allegedly stole and sold the meat of one cattle, without a valid document or identification on Friday.
The carcass is valued at N.dollars 4 000 and was recovered from the buyer, including N.dollars 2 000 cash retrieved from the man for what he had already sold.
He was arrested immediately and was expected to appear in the Swakopmund Magistrate's Court on Monday.
Police investigation continues.
(NAMPA)
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