Ohorongo MD arrested for theft

THE Managing Director of Ohorongo Cement, Hans Wilhelm-Schutte (53) was arrested and appeared in the Otavi Magistrates Court last Thursday over the alleged theft of a water engine pump valued at N$12 100. Preliminary police investigations suggest that Wilhelm-Schutte, allegedly stole the machine from 82-year-old Gert Hendrik van Reinsberg at his Olifantsspoor Farm in the Otavi District in 2010. A police spokesperson told Confidente that the tussle over Van Reinsberg’s farm near Etosha also forms part of their ongoing investigations.  The Olifantsspoor Farm is believed to have a wealth of minerals and is viable for tourism activities, owing to its close proximity to the Etosha Pan.