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The long-running trial of prominent Windhoek lawyer Dirk Conradie and his friend Sara Damases returned to the Windhoek High Court on Thursday before Judge Thomas Masuku – only to be postponed again. A former resident of Farm Versailles in the Dordabis District won a lawsuit he instituted against a neighbour for false criminal allegations against him. Russian national Alexander Krylov last week emphatically denied he is a paedophile when he testified in mitigation of sentence before Windhoek High Court Judge Claudia Claasen. State Advocate Ian Malumani wants the court to impose a sentence of 37 years on a Windhoek resident accused of viciously attacking and killing his wife with a hammer. The bail application of former minister of justice Sacky Shanghala’s employee, Nigel van Wyk, on new facts, started in the Windhoek High Court before Oshakati-based judge Davis Munsu on Tuesday. Muzekisi wamubuso Ian Malumani ubata kuli khuta ilenge muyahi watolopo ya Windoko lilimo ze 37 kakunata ni kubulaya mufumahali hae kasituhu ni sando. Three judges of appeal yesterday dismissed an appeal by six Fishrot accused against the refusal of bail by Windhoek High Court Judge Shafimana Uietele in April last year. Murder accused Azaan Madisia yesterday profusely apologised to the family and parents of her victim Shannon Wasserfall at the end of her evidence in her defence. Windhoek High Court Judge Christie Liebenberg Monday ordered that Steven Mulundu (22), brother of Azaan Madisia (30) accused of murdering Shannon Ndatega Wasserfall has a case to answer in the trial. The matter in which retired major general Thomas Ngilifavali Hamunyela is suing the Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security for unlawful arrest has entered an interesting twist. The matter in which retired major general Thomas Ngilifavali Hamunyela is suing the Ministry of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security for unlawful arrest has entered an interesting twist. Windhoek High Court Judge Orben Sibeya yesterday ordered both Sisa Namandje, who is representing convicted drug dealers Grant Noble and Dinath Azhar, and State advocate Timo Itula to provide him with additional information. The trial of Azaan Madisia (30) and her brother and co-accused Steven Mulundu (25) is entering its last phase, with both having finished their evidence in theirdefence. A man who poured petrol on his girlfriend and 13-month-old baby girl and set them alight on 1 January 2020, was convicted of murder with direct intent and attempted murder on Monday by Windhoek High Court Judge Christie Liebenberg. An inmate at the Mariental Correctional Facility is claiming N$650 000 in damages from the Minister of Home Affairs, Immigration, Safety and Security for an assault that left him unable to get an erection. The Directorate of Legal Aid in the Ministry of Justice has instructed lawyer Jermaine Muchali as the legal representative of the biological mother of a nine-year-old girl, who was killed and her body burned allegedly by her and two co-accused. Russian national Alexander Krylov and his Namibian counterpart Anna Engelbrecht were sentenced to 35 years and 20 years imprisonment respectively on Friday. Five judges of the Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the Windhoek High Court was wrong when it ordered the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration to grant citizenship to the child of same-sex couple Phillip Lühl and partner Guillermo Delgado, who hails from Mexico. An unnamed illness suffered by lawyer Hipura Ujaha has further delayed the start of the trial of 45-year-old estate administrator Mervin Kozonguizi in the Windhoek High Court. Windhoek High Court Judge Christi Liebenberg yesterday sentenced 32-year-old Inock Mazala Nalisa to an effective 33 years behind bars for the murder of his 30-year-old wife Petra Njakwabo Munikonzo.