Over 300 fugitives on the run…with one being a woman

There are currently 313 fugitives on the run in the country, Windhoek Observer can exclusively reveal.

According to statistics provided by the Office of the Inspector-General of the Namibian Police among the fugitives is one woman with the rest being men.

The fugitives are on the run for committing various crimes including murder, rape, housebreaking, stock theft, armed robbery, forgery, assault, immigration, arms and ammunition, possession of protected game products, counterfeit, bestiality, human trafficking and possession and dealing with drugs.

Among the fugitives is one Congolese, a Zimbabwean, two Zambians and 18 Angolan nationals

The Kavango East Region has the most with 103 fugitives and Hardap Region, the least with one fugitive only.

Oshana Region recoded 75 fugitives, Otjozondjupa 32, Kunene 23, Zambezi 18, Kavango West

15, Erongo 14, Omaheke 10, Khomas 3 and Oshikoto regions 2.

Inspector General Sebastian Ndeitunga said the Namibian police are committed to arrest all fugitives.

“The Namibian Police Force remains committed to ensure that all the fugitives that are on the run are arrested and brought before court,” he said.

By Observer