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      Okalongo suspected murderer has pending assault cases

      Okalongo suspected murderer has pending assault cases

      2018-08-13  Nuusita Ashipala
      ONGWEDIVA – The suspect arraigned for the murder of his girlfriend over the weekend at Onandjaba settlement in Okalongo Constituency has two pending cases of assault against two other victims, police confirmed.
      Over 600 domestic violence cases in 3 months

      Over 600 domestic violence cases in 3 months

      2018-08-13  Selma Ikela
      WINDHOEK - Law enforcement agencies have recorded a total of 611 cases of domestic violence during the past three months with females being the majority of complainants.
      DNA of deceased covered murder weapon - expert

      DNA of deceased covered murder weapon - expert

      2018-08-10  Roland Routh
      WINDHOEK - DNA expert, Maryn Swart, yesterday revealed to Judge Naomi Shivute in the Windhoek Court the DNA she found on the knife that ended the life of Getrud Vaanda Tjihuiko was predominantly hers with the accused in the matter, Elvis Mieze, 44 contributing only a minimal portion.
      Frenzied knife murder trial postponed to April

      Frenzied knife murder trial postponed to April

      2018-08-10  Roland Routh
      WINDHOEK - The trial of Rodney Ricardo Rooi accused of murdering his 19-year-old girlfriend and mother of his child, Brigitta Smith, by stabbing her seven times in the chest for refusing to spend the night with him was postponed to April next year by the Windhoek High Court.
      State withdraws case against murder accused

      State withdraws case against murder accused

      2018-08-10  Maria Amakali
      WINDHOEK - Katutura Magistrate’s Court provisionally withdrew a case of murder against a Windhoek resident who stood accused of killing Johannes Jetta in 2016.
      Court returns lodge to its rightful owners

      Court returns lodge to its rightful owners

      2018-08-09  Roland Routh
      WINDHOEK - The Windhoek High Court returned the occupancy rights of the Purros Community Campsite and Bush Lodge to the Purros Conservancy Committee after the latter successfully lodged an urgent application to restore their undisturbed and peaceful possession of the premises situated at Purros village.
      Polygamous husband uses court to evict wife

      Polygamous husband uses court to evict wife

      2018-08-09  Selma Ikela
      WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court temporarily set aside settlement agreement that would have seen a 68-year-old woman evicted from a house that has been her home for 26 years.
      Murder accused says fatal shooting was accidental

      Murder accused says fatal shooting was accidental

      2018-08-09  Roland Routh
      WINDHOEK - A former senior police officer of the Namibian Police Force, accused of shooting to death a teenager, yesterday claimed the fatal shot he fired happened during a struggle for the gun. He said this when he testified in his own defence in the Windhoek High Court at the Windhoek Prison Facility before Judge Dinah Usiku.
      Wife testifies in husband’s murder trial

      Wife testifies in husband’s murder trial

      2018-08-09  Roland Routh
      WINDHOEK - The wife of a man accused of beating a woman to death in Windhoek’s Otjomuise location testified in her husband’s defence yesterday in the Windhoek High Court before Judge Alfred Siboleka. Margaret Gawaxab confirmed what Elwen Gawaxab has been saying through his privately funded lawyer, Mbanga Siyomunji, that he had on his work clothes, a green trouser and shirt when he left their house