Two men arrested for returning tombstone in capital

13 Aug 2019 09:10am
WINDHOEK, 13 AUG (NAMPA) – Three suspects aged between 24 and 32 years were arrested on Friday for allegedly returning a gravestone that was allegedly stolen was stolen in May this year at the Golgotha Cemetery in the capital.
It is further alleged that the security guard on duty saw the three suspects in a private vehicle entering the cemetery before placing the stolen tombstone back at its original spot.
According to a crime report issued by the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) on Monday, the driver of the vehicle is a funeral undertaker.
The value of the recovered tombstone is N.dollars 13 000, while another missing tombstone is valued N.dollars 5 000 and police investigations in the matter continue.
In a separate incident, two suspects between the ages of 48 and 60 were on Friday arrested after being found in possession of controlled wildlife products at around 15h00 at Nkurenkuru in Kavango West region.
It is alleged that the two suspects were apprehended after they were found in possession with a pangolin, valued at N.dollars 50 000, during a police search.
Both suspects are in police custody and are expected to appear in Rundu Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.
In a separate incident, two suspects were arrested after they were found dealing with crack cocaine and cannabis on Friday at around 11h30 in the Swael street, Kuisebmund of Walvis Bay.
The two suspects, a 35-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman, were arrested when they were found with five crack cocaine parcels, one half-moon crack cocaine parcel and one cannabis parcel during a police operation.
The value of the drugs is estimated to be N.dollars 3020 and police investigations continue.
In a separate but similar incident, two suspects were apprehended on Friday after they were found in possession of 224 grams of cannabis, valued at N.dollars 3100, during a police operation at around 13h30 in the Harmetier streets of Kuisebmund in Walvis Bay.
The suspects are a 28-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman.
(NAMPA)
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