Police recover stolen horses at Otjimbingwe

07 Jan 2018 10:40am
SWAKOPMUND, 07 JAN (NAMPA) – The police recovered two stolen horses, one a dressage mare worth around N.dollars 300 000, at Otjimbingwe on Friday.
Two male suspects aged 21 and 25 were arrested in connection with the matter and charged with stock theft.
A crime report issued by the police on Saturday said the animals were stolen from Farm Daweb Saub No.29 earlier this week.
It said one of the horses was a warmblood dressage mare worth around N.dollars 300 000, while the other was a thoroughbred stallion worth around N.dollars 5 000.
A warmblood is a horse with at least five generations of recognised sport horse bloodlines that has been inspected and registered by world-recognised breeding associations to excel in the sports of dressage and/or show jumping.
“The horses were found hidden in Unit D of the Oshiwa Resettlement Farm at Otjimbingwe,” the Namibian Police Force’s Erongo Regional Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu said.
The suspects are expected to appear in the Karibib Magistrate’s Court on Monday.