The Namibian Police Force in the Khomas Region yesterday announced that they had recorded a reduction in crime levels, with only 593 various crimes committed in the region between 30 November and 27 December 2020, compared to 649 over the same period in the preceding year. According to a crime report issued by NamPol Spokesperson, Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, Gender-based violence cases still top the list, but only 172 cases were reported during the period in 2020, from which 23 suspects were arrested, compared to 202 cases recorded in 2019, from which 36 suspects were arrested. Rape cases sadly increased though to 85, with 50 suspects apprehended, from 73 in December 2019, from which 37 suspects were arrested.
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