Cases of stock theft in the Kunene Region doubled last year in comparison to 2019, the police in the Kunene Region has reported. The Namibian Police Force’s spokesperson for Kunene, Inspector Vehangaiza Ruiter said 253 cases of stock theft were reported in the region during 2020 compared to 100 cases reported in 2019, with October having recorded the highest number of stock thefts, especially in the Opuwo and Outjo areas. Nampa reports that according to Ruiter, stock theft is the most highly reported crime in the Kunene Region.