Five suspected robbers were shot dead near Okahandja on Tuesday night during a police chase that involved members of the Namibian Police and Windhoek City Police.
The incident happened between Windhoek and Okahandja and involved an exchange gunfire.
The chase followed a failed attempt to rob a Windhoek gambling house.
Police spokesperson deputy commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, who confirmed the incident, said one suspect is on the run.
Please keep updating the nation
There is no robbery take place, you slaughter the guys for nothing
they deserve it
They may rest in peace
They may rest in peace ..sad news
It’s really bad
The problem is… this is a robbery that has gone bad. As due to some police officers were to gain some %out off the robery if it was successful but the reason why unsuccessful is due to one police men over hurt the conversation and try to stop that. In the meantime the police was trying to cover their tracks for not informing Okahandja neither to roadblock