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      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
      Meste Moongo being sought by the police

      Meste Moongo being sought by the police

      2018-08-09  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - The Namibian Police at Otavi have requested members of the public to help them trace the whereabouts of a 24-year-old woman whom they want to question on an incident related to N$46 000 worth of stock and hard cash.
      Missing docket halts murder case

      Missing docket halts murder case

      2018-08-09  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK – The Katutura Magistrate’s Court could not proceed with the murder case of a 20-year-old woman on trial for allegedly killing her pensioner lover in February. The hearing failed to take place because the docket was not available.
      Three minors brutally raped in Oshikoto

      Three minors brutally raped in Oshikoto

      2018-08-09  Obrien Simasiku
      OMUTHIYA - Three separate cases of rape involving minors were reported to the Oshikoto police in one week, and only one of the suspects has so far been arrested while the other two are still at large, although their identities are known to the police.
      Heita’s bail hearing postponed

      Heita’s bail hearing postponed

      2018-08-08  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK - The bail hearing of Erastus Heita, a Windhoek resident accused of gunning down the mother of his children and girlfriend in Otjomuise last year has been postponed.