Money stolen from Nedbank Otjiwarongo
05 Mar 2019 11:20am
OTJIWARONGO, 05 MAR (NAMPA) The Otjozondjupa police on Tuesday confirmed the burglary and theft of an undisclosed amount of money from the Nedbank Otjiwarongo branch.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha told Nampa the break-in occurred in the early hours of Monday morning.
The suspects used unknown objects to force open a window and gained entrance to the building using an exit door of the bank, she said.
Mbeha explained that an undisclosed amount of money was stolen, adding that the total number of suspects involved in the matter is still unknown to the police.
A case of housebreaking and intent to steal, and theft has been opened at the Otjiwarongo Police Station.
The bank on Monday and Tuesday morning remained closed for business with a notice from the management on the door apologising to clients for the inconvenience, and stating that it was closed temporarily.
Police investigations into the matter continue.