Windhoek police record several housebreaking incidents

WINDHOEK: The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) in Windhoek are investigating separate alleged housebreaking incidents that happened over the weekend.

One such incident occurred on Saturday, when a group of unknown men reportedly entered a flat at Otjomuise, held its occupants at gunpoint and pangas, before robbing them of their properties valued at N.dollars 49 000.

The properties include two laptops, one Samsung television (TV) set and an iPhone 13.

A NamPol weekly crime report availed on Monday indicated that the incident happened around 00h00 when the flat’s door was left open.

In another incident at Single Quarters, an unknown suspect allegedly broke a kindergarten’s burglar door, gained entry and stole 19 plastic chairs, five plastic tables, toiletries and stationery, all valued at N.dollars 101 100.

The incident happened on Friday around 07h00 in Helena Angula Street, it said.

No recovery or arrest has been made.

Another housebreaking with intent to steal and theft case was registered, after suspects allegedly used unknown objects to break and gain entry into a house in Otjomuise on Saturday. The suspects stole two Samsung TVs, one sound bar and one Samsung A12 cellphone. The incident reportedly happened around 03h00.

The stolen items are valued at N.dollars 22 000.

Meanwhile, a case of theft under false pretence was registered, after a suspect allegedly took the complainant’s restaurant equipment valued at N.dollars 40 000 from a plot at Brakwater and failed to pay for them or to return them between August 2023 and 20 October 2023.

The items include one oven, one steel table and one fan. No recovery has been made. The suspect is yet to be arrested.

Police investigations into all matters continue.

Source: The Namibian Press Agency