Businessman robbed of more than N.dollars 100 000

12 Nov 2018 19:20pm
WINDHOEK, 12 NOV (NAMPA) – The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) is investigating a case of robbery with aggravating circumstances after a businessman was attacked and robbed of cash in excess of N.dollars 100 000.
In its weekly crime bulletin issued Monday, NamPol’s Public Relations Division said two unknown assailants attacked the man on Friday as he collected money from his shop for banking purposes.
The incident occurred at Oluno mini-market at Ondangwa around 11h00, where the suspects allegedly held the victim at knifepoint and robbed him of N.dollars 112 682.
They then fled in a silver Toyota Run-X.
The police reported that one of the suspects, aged 27, has since been arrested as police investigations continue.
In an unrelated matter, the police at Karibib are investigating a case of housebreaking with intent to steal and theft, after unknown suspects stole items valued at N.dollars 12 000 from a tent belonging to German nationals.
The suspects allegedly gained entrance to the tent by cutting it open with an unknown object while the owners were asleep in the same tent.
An amount of N.dollars 5 000 in cash, 150 British pounds, an iPad, credit cards and the victims’ German national identity documents were amongst the items stolen.
No arrests have been made yet and none of the items have been recovered.
(NAMPA)
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