Stolen safe found in canal

Stolen safe found in canal

VILLAGERS at Okapumbu in the Omusati Region found a safe containing identity documents submerged in the Calueque-Oshakati canal on Tuesday evening.

The villagers were rescuing a cow from the canal when they spotted the safe and reported the find to the village headman, who called the Police. A Police spokesman told The Namibian that the safe had been cut open, but still contained numerous identity cards, passports and other personal documents.Constable Jonas Matheus said the safe is believed to have been stolen from Janeels Cash Loans at Outapi on October 31.An employee at the cash-loans company said the stolen safe had contained N$27 278 in cash and the ID cards, bank cards and passports of clients that were held as security against loans.No ATM cards were found in the safe when the Police recovered it.A Police spokesman told The Namibian that the safe had been cut open, but still contained numerous identity cards, passports and other personal documents.Constable Jonas Matheus said the safe is believed to have been stolen from Janeels Cash Loans at Outapi on October 31.An employee at the cash-loans company said the stolen safe had contained N$27 278 in cash and the ID cards, bank cards and passports of clients that were held as security against loans.No ATM cards were found in the safe when the Police recovered it.

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