Namibia: Kalahari Desert – Commander ensures no lives will be lost
Windhoek – Khomas Police Commander Commissioner Joseph Shikongo has said he wants phase four of Operation Kalahari Desert to end without any loss of life.
Shikongo said they did not support any Namibian deaths, but also wanted citizens to cooperate with law enforcement.
He made the remarks during the launch of phase four of Operation Kalahari Desert on Monday.
In recent operations, two civilians have been shot dead in Windhoek while another was injured in a shooting attack in Walvis Bay.
“If there is cooperation between the public and the security agencies, I can assure you that there will be no shooting incidents. So when law enforcement personnel find you and ask for your driver’s license, give it. the challenges we face, the negative reaction we get from individuals is more than the impact that occurs, “said Shikongo. The commissioner said members of the operation n ‘had no intention of beating people or handing weapons to people, as they are there to protect citizens and those visiting the country. Shikongo explained that NDF members who are part of the operation followed a induction training, which started on Friday and ended on Sunday.He said NDF members have successfully completed induction training and have been trained in general crime prevention and municipal bylaws.
Police resumed the operation after the third phase of the operation ended on October 7.
Despite recess, Shikongo said they were still on the ground because they didn’t want to leave the void.