Angolan man arrested with firearm at Deputy Minister Kashikolas house
03 Sep 2017 14:40pm
WINDHOEK, 03 SEP (NAMPA) A young Angolan man was arrested by the Namibian Police Force while in illegal possession of a firearm at the house of Deputy Minister of Safety and Security Daniel Kashikola in the North on Thursday last week.
Police in their daily crime report availed to Nampa on Sunday, said the 19-year-old Angolan allegedly entered the deputy ministers house at the Okawe village of the Okongo area in the Ohangwena Region with an unlicensed hunting rifle on Thursday at about 21h00.
The rifle, a 308 Norma Magnum, was confiscated and is now in the hands of the police.
The name of the arrested Angolan national is known to this agency, but it cannot be made public as he is yet to appear before the Eenhana Magistrates Court on Monday morning to answer to a charge of illegal possession of a firearm.
The young man is being held in police custody at the Okongo Police Station and investigations into his case are still at an initial stage.