Nauyoma granted bail

21 Jan 2019 19:00pm
WINDHOEK, 21 JAN (NAMPA) – Affirmative Repositioning (AR) activist Dimbulukweni Nauyoma was on Monday granted bail of N.dollars 500 when he made his first appearance in the Katutura Magistrate’s Court.
The accused was arrested on Friday for allegedly illegally erecting a shack and obstructing the course of justice when he interfered while City Police officers were dismantling a shack belonging to Welhemina Shipingana, a 33-year-old single mother of two in Okuryangava.
Magistrate Atutala Shikalepo, who presided over the case, granted bail under strict conditions that Nauyoma does not interfere directly or indirectly with police investigations and may not interfere with the Namibian Police Force and City Police when they are performing their official duties in and around the city.
The case was postponed to 18 March 2019 for further investigations.
It is alleged that Shipingana’s reported her for erecting a shack illegally after she reportedly refused his sexual advances.
She then turned to the AR Movement, where Nauyoma is one of the leaders.
The activist was also charged with inciting violence and obstruction of justice.
Local lawyer Kadhila Amoomo represented Nauyoma, while public prosecutor Pieter Johannes Smit represented the State.
(NAMPA)
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