More articles in this category
Top Stories

Tragedy struck today at Iimbili Combined School when an 11-year-old learner took a gun and fatally wounded a 13-year-old grade 5 student (names wi...

Political parties in the opposition camp will have to go beyond rhetoric and pointing at everything that’s wrong with the ruling Swapo Party...

As government deepen efforts to solidify the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector, steps have already been taken to establish a faculty ...

The acting principal of Namibia Institute of Mining and Technology (NIMT) Northern-Campus said that trade certificates of trainees have not yet be...

The Namibian Police has asked for the public’s assistance to identify the unclaimed body of an unknown male at the Windhoek Police Mortuary....

President Hage Geingob has accorded the Late Rosalia Nghidinwa with a state funeral, the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology anno...

Other Articles from The Villager

Chinese job . . . insiders loot N$300k from embassy

by Chris-Paul


Namibia’s biggest embassy and arguably the most secure diplomatic mission was left counting its loses along 28 Hebenstreit Street, Klein Windhoek, after N$300 000 was stolen last week.

Both the police and Chinese Embassy officials confirmed the daring theft whose case number is CR 105/03/2012.

A man who answered the phone at the Chinese Embassy confirmed the break-in but hung up when asked more questions by V-Metro.

“The case is still under investigation.

I can’t tell you anything now. I cannot talk to you about it because you are not the police,” he said before hanging up.

City Police Superintendent, Garry Shikesho could only confirm saying he was aware of the case but afraid of giving details.

“I’m aware of that case but I’m afraid, my brother.

I’m not the right person to talk to. The right person is the Deputy Commissioner (Silvanus) Nghishidimbwa. I’m sure he will be able to help you,” said Shikesho.

Nghishidimbwa said, “Where did you get that information from? I don’t want to comment on anything but I won’t confirm or deny the incident.”

Although the police report claim that the robbers gained entry by breaking a kitchen window and once inside, they broke an office door to get to the safe which they drilled open using a drill rig.

No arrest had been made by last week.