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Couple arrested for housebreaking

Couple arrested for housebreaking

Maria David

THE Namibian Police in Oshana Region has arrested two lovers for burgling and stealing liquor worth N$13 198 from a cuca shop.


Inspector Thomas Aiyambo of Oshana Public Relation Division confirmed the incident, saying that a case of house breaking with intent to steal and theft was registered.


According to Aiyambo, the lovers were arrested at Okashandja No. 2 cuca shops Onambango area in the Uukwiyuushona constituency.

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“The suspects cut through the roof of the cuca shop to gain entry. They then proceeded to load the stolen items in the car and drove away,” said Aiyambo.


He stated that the 34 and 31 years couple stole liquor of different types; one white KIC fridge, one microwave, one spade and one Volcano Bazooka speaker.


“All the items were recovered after it was found in the vehicle of the suspect who ran away from the vehicle when he was accosted by police,” cited Aiyambo.


He noted that the suspects are boyfriend and girlfriend and both are arrested.


The duo is expected to appear in the Oshakati Magistrate Court this week.

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