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      Woman raped and strangled in Kavango West

      Woman raped and strangled in Kavango West

      2018-11-01  Staff Reporter
      NKURENKURU - A 41-year-old woman was on Monday allegedly raped and strangled by a 29-year-old man at Wini village south of Nkurenkuru in Kavango West Region.
      Murder accused Heita granted bail of N$10 000

      Murder accused Heita granted bail of N$10 000

      2018-11-01  Maria Amakali
      WINDHOEK – “Surely it is understandable that family members and members of the public are not happy with the commission of the offence by the accused but I am not going to punish someone who has not yet been found guilty,” said Magistrate George Mbundu.
      Drug pushers get off lightly - Judge President

      Drug pushers get off lightly - Judge President

      2018-11-01  Roland Routh
      WINDHOEK - Judge President Petrus Damaseb said that there is a need for change in the stance of Namibian courts on drug-related cases and to accord the necessary weight to the seriousness of such offences and its prevalence in society. 
      Farmer gets N$3000 fine for stealing goats

      Farmer gets N$3000 fine for stealing goats

      2018-10-31  Staff Reporter
      KHORIXAS - Magistrate Muchali Jermaine Muchali recently issued a fine of N$3000 or 18 months imprisonment to Uatjindisa Tjambiru (55), for possessing a herd of six stolen goats that the accused hid in his corrugated iron zinc shack at Donkerhoek informal settlement in Khorixas. Tjambiru paid the fine.
      Son’s killing ‘accidental’ - says father

      Son’s killing ‘accidental’ - says father

      2018-10-30  Roland Routh
      WINDHOEK - A Gobabis resident accused of killing his three-month-old son by picking him up and throwing him on the ground causing him to die later that day in hospital from a fractured skull, has pleaded not guilty to the charge of murder yesterday before Windhoek High Court Judge Nate Ndauendapo in the Windhoek High Court.
      Outjo murderer to be sentenced in November

      Outjo murderer to be sentenced in November

      2018-10-30  Roland Routh
      WINDHOEK - Levi Haneb, 32, convicted of murder with direct intent on his own admission and a charge of common assault and assault by threat will hear his fate on November 13, the Windhoek High Court said yesterday.
      Tourist robbers sent to jail

      Tourist robbers sent to jail

      2018-10-29  Eveline de Klerk
      WALVIS BAY - Three first time offenders who stole N$24 800 worth of goods from a South African tourist this month at Walvis Bay, had a rude awakening when they each got ten months imprisonment.
      NUST fraud case postponed

      NUST fraud case postponed

      2018-10-29  Maria Amakali
      WINDHOEK - The Windhoek Magistrate’s Court on Friday postponed a case of former University of Science and Technology (NUST) employee accused of fraud and money laundering for N$1.2 million due to incomplete investigations. 
      Thirty-four years for deadly frenzied attack

      Thirty-four years for deadly frenzied attack

      2018-10-29  Roland Routh
      WINDHOEK - Windhoek High Court Judge Dinnah Usiku last Friday sentenced Gobabis resident, Jacob Hoxobeb, 32, whom she convicted of murder with direct intent to an effective 34 years behind bars for the killing of his girlfriend and mother of his three children by stabbing her at least 16 times.