The police commissioner confirms that musicians and a journalist have been re-arrested for breaching lockdown laws this morning.
Police have this morning re-arrested Sunny Boy and company as well as popular radio Disc Jockey, Jossy Joss after they were not procedurally released from police last night for breaching lockdown regulations. unwrap.online broke the story last night when the musicians and a group of almost 30 people were rounded off at popular nightspot Funky Lab. Police Commissioner Commanding Khomas Region Joseph Shikongo confirmed that some of those who were released were unprocedurally released and therefore everyone had to be re-arrested again for formal charging and asked to pay admission of guilty fine. By law, anyone arrested for breaching government lockdown regulations is liable for a N$ 2000 fine.
“Some of the guys who were arrested last night were released by our officers without following proper police procedures. We have since re-arrested them again and they are at the main police station right now and are all being formally charged, ” he said.
The commissioner also added that
” I am not at the charge office but I hereby confirm to you that the suspects were more than thirty and they are formally being charged now. I can also confirm that it’s not only musicians there is also a journalist his name is Jossy Jossy and he is being charged as well as we speak now with the others, ” he said.
This is a developing story