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NFCPT fish shop robbed

NFCPT fish shop robbed

Maria David

THE Namibia Fish Consumption Promotion Trust has become the latest target of robbery gangs in Oshana Region after a security guard on duty at the institution’s fish shop in Ondangwa was overwhelmed by men armed with pistols.

 

The 36-year-old Petrus Nangonya, from Ondangwa, who works as a security guard for the NPS Company in Oshakati was bound with ropes after he forced into submission by one of the armed robbers.

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“It is alleged that the guard was pointed with a pistol by one suspect while three of his companions tied his legs and arms together with a rope before they went on to break into the fish shop,” said Thomas Aiyambo of the Oshana Regional Police Public Region Division.

 

Aiyambo stated that the suspects stole a scale valued at N$17 000, N$1 100 in cash, a fan worth N$389.95 and a Wi-Fi box of which the value is unknown

 

“The security guard was unable to provide investigating officers with a description of the suspects. He was also unable to tell detectives what kind of car the suspects used as a getaway vehicle,” he said, adding that a case of robbery with aggravating circumstances was registered which is currently under investigation.

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