14 Nov 2017 12:40pm
CHANGING STORY TITLE TO 'Man arrested for Nguni theft'
WINDHOEK, 14 NOV (NAMPA) - A 32-year-old man was arrested for the theft of five Nguni cattle stolen from a grazing area at Farm Onguati, Karibib area on Sunday.
The Namibian Police Force said in a statement issued Monday the livestock, worth about N.dollars 35 000, were allegedly chased from that farm to Farm Kranzberg, where two were slaughtered and the three others hamstrings were cut.
The incident happened between 07h00 and 15h00.
Four other accomplices are still on the run.
The injured cattle and meat were recovered and police investigations continue.
At Okwamwandi in the Oniipa area, a shopkeeper was allegedly assaulted and robbed at about 14h00 on Sunday.
It is alleged that six men entered the shop pretending to be customers, but gun-pointed and assaulted the victim, before stealing N.dollars 30 000 from the safe.
The suspects disconnected the surveillance cameras and fled the scene in a Toyota Corolla vehicle.
No recovery has been made and police investigations continue.
In an unrelated matter, the police in Windhoek are requesting the public to assist in tracing Apolonia Mpingana Sheehama, a 27-year-old old Namibian woman, who went missing from Erf 3814, Munchen Street in Otjomuise on 04 November 2017.
Sheehama is slender built, about 1.6 metres in height, brown in complexion and has long brown hair extensions.
She was last seen wearing a blue knee-length dress and was carrying three big yellow files as she was going to attend training in the Hochland Park area.
Apolonia left home at 08h30 and was last seen at Woermann & Brock shop in Otjomuise at around 09h00, but never reached her destination.
Her mother, Selma Gotlieb, told police Sheehama is a psychiatric patient and sometimes travels out of Windhoek without her knowledge.
The mother also appealed to anyone who comes across her daughter, to confiscate the files and hand it over to her or police.