A CASE of robbery with aggravating circumstances is being investigated by police after an Angolan couple aged 53 and 49 were attacked by unknown suspects, early hours on Saturday.
According to community Affairs Officer Inspector Thomas Aiyambo, the incident occurred at the couple’s rental place, Mbishi flats in Oshakati.
Aiyambo stated that the two were allegedly in Namibia to pay visit to the man’s mother who is in Namibia for medical care.
He further stated that the man sustained two head wounds after he was reportedly inflicted with an iron bar, while his wife sustained shoulder pain.
“The unknown suspects broke down their door and robbed them of N$4 000, 10 000 Angolan Kwanza, a tenco spark and three cellphones,” he said.
Aiyambo added that the stolen items are valued at N$ 7 800.
He concluded that both victims were treated at the Oshakati Intermediate Hospital and that they are in stable conditions.
Police investigations are underway.