Ohangwena police awaiting PGs decision in missing teenager case
30 May 2019 09:30am
By Mathias Nanghanda
ONGWEDIVA, 30 MAY (NAMPA) The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in the Ohangwena Region are awaiting a decision from the Prosecutor General regarding the disappearance of an 18-year-old girl, believed to have been a victim of human trafficking.
In an interview with Nampa on Wednesday, Warrant Officer Kaume Iitumba of NamPols Public Relations Unit in the region said a kidnapping case has been opened in connection with the matter and the case docket has been sent to the Office of the Prosecutor-General for a decision on whether or not to prosecute the missing girls aunts, who are suspected in her disappearance.
We are still waiting for the docket to come back to us, and we will act on the Prosecutor-Generals instructions, Iitumba said.
According to the missing girls mother, who opened the docket (CR25/12/2017), her daughter, Ndeliwanena Paulina Johannes, was visiting her aunts at Oshikango in 2016 when she disappeared and her whereabouts remain unknown.
Police investigations in the matter continue.