Fishrot suspects to be transferred to Windhoek Central Correctional Facility

Fishrot suspects to be transferred to Windhoek Central Correctional Facility

The Khomas Regional Police Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Abner Agas has confirmed that the six Fishrot suspects who are behind bars at Seeis cells will be transferred to the Windhoek Central Correctional Facility today.
He refused to divulge the reason behind the move and only cited internal arrangements on an inquiry from the NBC News today.
The Deputy Commissioner, who is serving as the acting Khomas Regional Commander, added that former Fisheries Minister Bernhard Esau, who is hospitalised, will also join his co-accused at the correctional facility once he is discharged from hospital.
The suspects were initially held at the Seeis Police Station, pending their re-appearance in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court on the 20 February,  when their case resumes.
Esau and his co-accused, in court papers filed during their recent urgent application pleading for their release, also informed the court that they were being held under horrible conditions and are subjected to inhumane treatment by police officers at the Seeis Police Station.
They also claimed that their visitors are often denied permission to visit them.