8 CRIME & COURTS Tuesday, February 6 2018 | NEW ERA Boy dies after jumping off moving truck Selma Ikela Windhoek A Tsumeb boy died after he reportedly jumped off a moving municipal truck last Saturday afternoon. The boy, in the company of two other children, climbed on the back of the moving vehicle without the knowledge of the driver, while it was collecting garbage in Kuvukiland in Tsumeb. The incident happened at 16h00 on the Tsumeb and Oshivelo bypass. “The other two (boys) jumped off before the truck went on the road but the deceased remained and eventually jumped off while Jailed killers want sentence reduced Three men serving lengthy prison sentences in connection with the armed robbery the moving truck was on the road Nampol spokesperson Warrant weekly police crime bulletin. Amutenya said the deceased sustained head injuries and he was where he died on Sunday morning. A post-mortem will be conducted to establish the exact cause of death. Meanwhile, a 58-year-old woman died on the spot in a car accident between Oshivelo and Tsumeb while three other occupants sustained serious injuries, on Friday afternoon. The deceased and murder of Andries de Jager in November 2009, on Monday lodged an application for appeal for the reduction of their sentences. TALK TO US Festus Goseb Sales & Marketing Manager CONTACT US: Contact us: Tel: +264 Tel: 061 - 273 208300 0800 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com Stephina Luoke Sales & Marketing Executive Victoria Shikongo Sales & Marketing Executive Cordilia Sibalatani Sales & Marketing Executive Wanna boost your sales during tough economic times? #TalkToUs Amutenya said the driver, who is a lecturer at the Ogongo campus of the University of Namibia (Unam), was driving a white Toyota Corolla from Tsumeb to Oshivelo when he lost control of the vehicle and it left the road and overturned. There were four occupants, including the driver who is a Congolese national, and a Namibian female, aged 31, who were both admitted to the Tsumeb State hospital with serious injuries. Amutenya said the vehicle belongs to Unam. A case of rape and assault to cause grievous bodily harm was opened against a 31-year-old man after he locked up his girlfriend, The trio - Willem Kawulefelwa Valombola, 40; Toivo Kashipolo, 33; and Fillipus Shishiveni Nomongula; 34 - were each on 5 September Desiree Williams Sales & Marketing Executive Loyde Meroro Sales & Marketing Executive & Asnat Mbaundja Sales & Marketing Executive Bernadette Nyambe Sales & Marketing Executive 2015 sentenced to long prison Naomi Shivute, after they were found guilty on 6 July 2015 of the robbery and mur- 37, at Sesfontein, where he then repeatedly raped her. The incident happened between January 31 and February 4. Amutenya said the victim managed to escape when the suspect left her in the room and went somewhere. The suspect was arrested and investigations continue. A 19-year-old man died after he was stabbed with an okapi knife by a 22-year-old man during an argument over a woman. The incident happened on Sunday at 01h00 at Omutaku village at Etayi constituency in Omusati region. Police in Oshana region opened an inquest after an inmate at Oshakati police holding cells hanged himself with a T-shirt from the toilet’s burglar bars. The inmate was in custody on rape charges. The incident happened on February 2 at 16h30. “No foul play was suspected and no suicide note was left behind,” said Amutenya. Appeal… Willem Kawulefelwa Valombola, 38 (left), Toivo Kashipolo, 31 (right), and Otjiwarongo resident Fillipus Shishiveni Nomongula, 32, (hiding face) were each charges in connection with the death of Andries de Jager, the owner of H.A.M.S. Security company. De Jager was fatally shot during an armed robbery in Iscor Street in the Northern Industrial Area in November 2009. Photo: Nampa der of De Jager. Valombola was sentenced to 60 years and nine months’ imprisonment, Kashipolo to a jail term of 55 years and nine months, while Nomongula was sentenced to a total of 57 years and nine months. The trio argued that their sentences were too lengthy when compared to sentences imposed in similar cases. Their case was on Monday remanded until 16 March to allow their defence lawyers Christian Nambahu and Kadhila Amoomo to familiarise themselves with the records of the trial. The prosecutor Ethel Ndlovu did not raise any objections to a postponement. All three men are serving their prison terms at the Windhoek Correctional Facility. – Nampa Murder suspect temporarily off the hook Eveline de Klerk Swakopmund A self-confessed murder suspect who brutally killed his girlfriend in 2017 in Swakopmund walked out of court a free man on January 18 when his case was withdrawn due to incomplete police investigations. The suspect, Kamboi Kamwangu, brutally stabbed and stoned his girlfriend several times during a domestic altercation at their residence in the Democratic Resettlement Community (DRC) in January 2017. Kambangwu in court confessed he murdered his girlfriend Sharlene Vihanga. Kamwangu was incarcerated until January 18, when his case was struck from the court roll by Magistrate Conchita Olivier, in the Swakopmund Magistrate’s Court. Olivier refused a further postponement as requested by the prosecutor Dalon Quickfall. Quickfall requested the case be remanded for two more months to enable the police to complete their investigations, saying that forensics and science of crime do take longer than a normal investigation. The case has dragged on for almost a year with no evidence presented. According to court documents handling the case on several occasions did not make it to court and no reasons for his failure to appear were given. his superiors who handed over the case to another investigating Magistrate Olivier on November 15 last year gave the state until January this year to complete the investigation, however the state failed to do so resulting in the case being provisionally withdrawn from the court roll. It was during the suspect’s last appearance that the prosecutor requested the magistrate to postpone the matter for at least two months so that the state could case is a serious matter. - request, stating that the final remand was set on November 15 already and that the state was investigations. been in custody for a year now without any further investigations being done with the inves- again. She then requested that the matter be struck from the court roll. The magistrate then withdrew the case stating that the court cannot allow the accused’s right to be violated on account of administrative issues and incomplete already set.
Tuesday, February 6 2018 | NEW ERA NEWS 9 Frederick the glue of NTLA: Kooitjie Remembering a hero... Topnaar Chief Seth Kooitjie speaks at the funeral of the late !Aman Chief David Frederick surrounded by other Nama clan chiefs. Photo: Nampa BETHANIE To p n a a r c h i e f a n d chairperson of the Nama Traditional Leaders Association (NTLA), Seth Kooitjie has remembered late !Aman Chief David Frederick as the one who kept the association together. Frederick died at the Keetmanshoop State Hospital on January 12 after a long illness, aged 85. Paying homage to the late chief at his funeral in Bethanie on Saturday, Kooitjie said above all, Frederick wanted unity amongst all Nama clans. “He was the one who built us up to unify all the clans, he was a humble man full of wisdom, coolheaded and mentally sharp.” was to free the Nama people economically and the only way to do that was through knowledge building and education. “His plans were for us to establish centres of skills development for our people and his vision was to improve Nama administration matters.” Frederick spearheaded the in Tseiblaagte, Keetmanshoop and to build an office for the association there. “He wanted to change and improve the dusty streets of that area and to give the people hope.” was to identify social problems, establish links for help and to overcome western individualistic tendencies i n f a v o u r o f community values, said Kooitjie. “His contribution to the association was love and gentility. He left us strong. Go in peace and feel free to meet your ancestors our leader. Son of the dusty streets of Bethanie, be free as the winds blow to remove your last footsteps,” said Kooitjie. Utjiua Muinjangue, chairperson of the Ovaherero Genocide will only rest when the two groups, Namas and Hereros, receive their reparation from the German government for genocide committed against these communities between 1904 and 1908. “I remember how moved he was in Berlin where we saw the skulls seemed like he was engaging with the ancestors to try and determine which skull belonged to his grandfather,” she said. – Nampa Man dies in house SWAKOPMUND A 30-year-old man died after a at Omaruru in the Erongo Region on Saturday morning. Deputy Commissioner Erastus Reason Useb, whose body was burnt beyond recognition. which took place between 05h00 and 06h00, is still to be established. Family members also contacted the incident but could also not say what caused the fire. Useb is said to have come from a drinking session with friends and spent some time in the kitchen before going to bed. Iikuyu said the deceased was sleeping in the same room with two boys aged 12 and 13. “When the boys noticed the whole house was engulfed by smoke and he could not, so they ran out to safety,” said Iikuyu. There were three other people in the house sleeping in separate rooms, who escaped together with the boys. The commissioner said the whole house and its contents burnt to ashes. No other people were injured in kin have been informed. - Nampa GIZ Biodiversity Management and Climate Change (BMCC) Project Consulting Services Development of Waste Management Regulations, Standards and Guidelines The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH is owned cooperation for sustainable development and international education. GIZ provides viable, forward-looking solutions for political, economic, ecological and social development in a globalized world. 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