Louis Botha Supermarket robbed

16 Jul 2017 17:10pm
WINDHOEK, 16 JUL (NAMPA) – The Louis Botha Supermarket in Windhoek was robbed of N.dollars 54 400 on Saturday.
The Namibian Police Force’s Head of Media Relations, Chief Inspector Kauna Shikwambi said in a crime report issued on Sunday the incident occurred at around 23h00, while the cashiers were busy cashing up.
Five armed men entered the shop and held the cashiers at gunpoint. They then fled with the money in a silver Toyota Corolla with no number plates.
No one has been arrested in connection with the matter yet and police investigations continue.
Meanwhile, a 46-year-old man died after a fight over N.dollars 10 at a bar in the Kunene Region on Friday.
The incident occurred at around 23h00 at a bar in Warmquelle near Sesfontein.
The deceased and a 41-year-old man had apparently been fighting over the money which was in a jackpot machine when he fell on to the concrete floor and sustained serious head injuries.
He died upon his arrival at the Opuwo State Hospital.
The suspect has been arrested and will appear in the Opuwo Magistrate’s Court on Monday.
At Aranos in the Hardap Region, Simon Dausab, 65, died on the spot after he was stabbed twice in the back and once in the chest with an okapi knife during an argument.
The incident occurred at a house in the Nuwerus informal settlement at around 18h00 on Friday and a 23-year-old suspect is arrested.
Dausab’s next of kin are informed and police investigations continue.
A one-year-old boy, Valentino Ngutjua Kakwena drowned in a canal at Noordoewer in the //Kharas Region on Saturday at around 12h30.
It is alleged that the boy followed someone to the canal without being noticed and his body was later recovered by family.
Investigations into the matter continue.
In Mahatma Gandhi Street in Katutura on Friday at around 20h00, Maria Julius, 62, allegedly fell from a bridge, hit her heard against the ground and died instantly.
The deceased was epileptic and it is suspected that she may have had an attack while on the bridge.
Her next of kin have been informed and police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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