An eight months pregnant woman Ndinelao Evelinus, faced burglary charges after a shebeen where she worked in was broken into on her last day of work.
Evelinus had to spend a night in custody at a late stage of pregnancy, before appearing Oshakati Magistrate. Her case was heard by Magistrate Abel Sankwasa last Wednesday and postponed to June 6 2014, pending further investigations.
In another court case last week, an Oshakati woman, Konias Panduleni Simaneka, charged with murder saw her charges dropped last week due to lack to a lack of evidence, as per decision by the Prosecutor General.
Simaneka (21) found herself looking at a possible long stay behind bars after she had allegedly assaulted the Esther Taati Nakapela (25), in a jealous rage after discovering that the two were sharing a man.
The two women were students at then International University of Management (IUM) in Ongwediva, and the man in question was only identified as Obed.
Police reports suggest that a physical fight ensued between the two women September last year, in Nakapela was knocked out unconsciously and was rushed to the Oshakati Intermediate Hospital. Nakapela dead the following day.
Simaneka, who is also a member of the Oshakati Unam Nursing School Netball team has been in custody since the time of the incident after she was denied bail during her first appearance in court.