Employees allegedly rob bar of nearly N.dollars 800 000

01 Jul 2019 17:20pm
WINDHOEK, 01 JUL (NAMPA) – Employees of a bar at Oshikango stole nearly N.dollars 800 000 from their employer from January 2016 until June 2019, the Namibia Police Force reported on Monday.
The weekly crime report issued on Monday said two employees of the bar were arrested after it was found that they allegedly used barcodes and passwords to delete stock from the system and stole N.dollars 794 419.97 in cash from the cash registers.
The money has not yet been recovered and police investigations continue.
Meanwhile, a 24-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint in Walvis Bay on Friday. The man was walking to work around 14h15 when a silver Golf GTI without number plates, with three occupants, stopped next to him.
“The driver took out a firearm and held the victim at gunpoint, while his associates demanded that the victim surrender his belongings,” it said.
The victim was robbed of a Huawei cellphone worth N.dollars 5 300 and N.dollars 800 in cash.
No arrests have been made yet.
The police also reported that a 28-year-old woman was allegedly kidnapped, raped, robbed and assaulted by a 32-year-old taxi driver at Iindangungu at Ondangwa on Saturday.
The police report said the woman was travelling from Windhoek to Omhedi when the incident occurred.
She was dropped off at a service station and boarded a taxi to the Onhuno weighbridge, where her parents were waiting for her.
The taxi driver allegedly asked the victim for sexual intercourse and she refused and he then pulled over near Okanyofi village.
The woman attempted to run away but the suspect caught up with her. He allegedly dragged her back into the car and raped her after threatening her with a knife.
The victim escaped and attempted to flee to nearby houses but the suspect caught up with her, grabbed her purse containing N.dollars 1 900 and drove off.
The suspect has been arrested and police investigations continue.
Another case of rape was reported at Okahandja, where a 34-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a 24-year-old woman on Saturday.
Police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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