THE Namibian Police has requested the assistance of the public to trace San Rick Geingob, a dangerous trial awaiting criminal that escaped from lawful custody while he was under police guard in the Katutura State Hospital.
According to Nampol’s Public Relations Division Geingob was incarcerated at the Windhoek Correctional Facility where he is awaiting trial on cases of armed robbery, rape, housebreaking and theft and two previous cases of escaping from lawful custody. The report about the incident states that Geingob may be attempting to travel to the Gobabis or Witvlei area.
“He escaped at about 05:00 on Sunday morning. He was admitted in the hospital after he reported sick in jail.”
Any person that might have information about his whereabouts is requested to contact Constable Joseph Sakaria at +264 81 481 5655 or supply such information at the nearest Police Station.
The Public Relations Division indicated that Geingob has an extremely violent nature and warned members of the public not to approach the escaped criminal by themselves.