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Crime Report: Kavango West Region Crime Report: Kavango West Region


  • On Saturday, 13th June 2015, at about 17h00, at Ngcangcana Village, in Rundu Area, a 58 years old woman collapse and died. It is alleged that, the deceased who was a resident of Kehemu Location in Rundu went to visit her family at Ngcangcana Village where she collapse and died on the spot.
  • The cause of death is unknown at this stage, the body of the deceased was transported to Rundu State Hospital Mortuary for a post mortem report. The deceased was identified as Russia Mathias (N/Female, 58 years of age), the next of kin is already formally informed. Police investigations into the matter continue.

Regional Commander Regional Commander

Regional Commander: Kavango-West Region

Comm. Josephat Abel

Tel: +264 66 264 877

Cell: +264 81 128 7881




Duties Duties

The Regional Commander will be responsible to the Inspector-General:
  • The proper distribution of the authorized establishment;
  • Assigning members, the allotment of duties and the administration connected there to;
  • Control and supervision of members,maintenance of lawand order.
  • Prevention and investigation of crime and maintenance of discipline within the region, and the
  • Performance of any duty assigned by the Inspector- General.
  • The Regional Commander is the Commanding Officer of all members within a region.The Regional Headquarters is the administrative centre a region and, with the exception of a few units; it is also responsible for the Government Property Account.