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      Angolan mother detained for infanticide

      Angolan mother detained for infanticide

      2018-12-17  Loide Jason
      WINDHOEK - A seven-month-old baby girl died instantly after her biological mother allegedly hit her head three times against a concrete bench, which is inside her homestead. She allegedly also threw the hapless infant over the boundary wall last Thursday in an incident that has shocked her neighbours.
      Murdered taxi driver laid to rest

      Murdered taxi driver laid to rest

      2018-12-17  Selma Ikela
      WINDHOEK - No arrest has been made regarding the half-naked taxi driver who was found dead in an Otjomuise riverbed a week ago, said Khomas Regional Crime Investigation Coordinator Deputy Commissioner Abner Agas.
      Two convicts who breached ACC Act denied bail

      Two convicts who breached ACC Act denied bail

      2018-12-17  Roland Routh
      WINDHOEK - Two Chinese nationals sentenced to 24 months in jail each for attempting to bribe a police official with N$4000 to stop her investigation into a money laundering complaint against one of them was last Friday denied bail pending an appeal they lodged against the sentence.
      Possible additional charges for medical aid fraud accused

      Possible additional charges for medical aid fraud accused

      2018-12-13  Staff Reporter
      WINDHOEK – Two people who were arrested in September for allegedly committing medical aid fraud which caused taxpayers to lose more than N$130 000 are at risk of having more charges added to their case. 
      Goliath to be sentenced tomorrow

      Goliath to be sentenced tomorrow

      2018-12-13  Roland Routh
      WINDHOEK - Eldrin Goliath, the now 22-year-old resident of Rehoboth who was convicted of murder with direct intent, rape and theft will be sentenced tomorrow in the Windhoek High Court, Judge Christi Liebenberg stated yesterday after hearing oral submissions by the state and defence counsels.
      Grootfontein killer gets 35 years

      Grootfontein killer gets 35 years

      2018-12-13  Roland Routh
      WINDHOEK - Just one day after he was convicted of murder with direct intent for killing the mother of his two children by stabbing her 14 times with a knife, a Grootfontein resident was sentenced to 35 years behind bars by Oshakati High Court Judge, Johanna Salionga last week.
      Investigation incomplete in N$1.9 million medical fraud

      Investigation incomplete in N$1.9 million medical fraud

      2018-12-12  Maria Sheya
      WINDHOEK- Windhoek Magistrates Court postponed the case of a Windhoek City Police Constable who is facing fraud charges in connection with N$1.9 million in medical benefits due to incomplete police investigations.
      Scalding mother’s case postponed to next year

      Scalding mother’s case postponed to next year

      2018-12-11  Maria Namupala
      WINDHOEK – The case of a mother accused of scalding her ten-year-old son with boiling water in October has been postponed to February to allow the police to finalise their investigations
      Murder accused wants bail

      Murder accused wants bail

      2018-12-11  Maria Sheya
      WINDHOEK – A man who was pin-pointed out by his co-accused for having murdered Alex Maluli Mushe on April, 2017 wants to be released on bail.