Oshikoto police arrest two men for hunting guinea fowl

17 Jul 2017 12:30pm
ONGWEDIVA, 17 JUL (NAMPA) – Police in the Oshikoto Region on Sunday arrested two men for hunting guinea fowl on Farm Leeudrink near the Namutoni Gate without a permit.
The Namibian Police Force’s deputy crime investigations coordinator for Oshikoto, Chief Inspector Edna Nawa said in a crime report on Sunday the two suspects, aged 42 and 23, are employed on a neighbouring farm.
The duo allegedly hunted and killed two guinea fowl at around 10h00 on Sunday and were arrested later in the same area.
The suspects were also found in possession of a hunting rifle with a bullet in the chamber at the time of their arrest and as such face a charge of possession of a firearm and ammunition without a licence.
Their names are being withheld as they are yet to appear in the Tsumeb Magistrate’s Court.
The Oshikoto Police have also registered a case of reckless and negligent driving after the driver of an Iveco minibus accidently hit a passenger with his trailer at Omuthiyagwiipundi on Sunday.
At the time, the passenger was trying to get into the minibus while it was moving.
The victim, the 33-year-old Namene Abraham sustained multiple injuries including on his right leg and left knee.
He was transferred from the Omuthiya District Hospital to Oshakati Intermediate Hospital.
Police investigations regarding these two incidents continue.
(NAMPA)
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