Five men arrested for stealing goats

The Erongo police have arrested five male suspects in connection with theft of 18 goats at Usakos, valued at N$27 200.

Erongo police spokesperson warrant officer Tuyenikelao Tashiya said that the goats were stolen from a kraal at Spook Camp in the district of Usakos on Saturday.

“The case was reported by a 59-year-old female victim. The stock theft investigation sub-division embarked on an intelligence-led operation and recovered six carcasses of goats, some of which were cut into pieces. The first recovery was on Saturday, while the second recovery was on Sunday. The vehicle that was used by the suspects was impounded by the police,” she said.

The suspects, Dino Uirab (27), Moses Uirab (57), Lucky Uirab (34), Brandon Geingob (21) and Helmuth Kheib (41) appeared before the Usakos Magistrates Court on Tuesday.

Their case was postponed to 7 May, while they remain in police custody.

Police investigations continue.

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