South Africa Crime Stats Show More Murders, Hijackings

Rates of home robberies, murder and hijacking have all increased, according to crime statistics collated by the South African Police Service.

Infographics Reveal Crime Rates for 2016 in South Africa

PHOTO ESSAYS: Infographics Reveal Crime Rates for 2016 in South Africa

Murders happened mostly indoors, among people known to each other, according to Major General Norman Sekhukhune. Alcohol abuse was prominent in such crimes. The only province to have shown a decrease ...

Acting police commissioner Lt-Gen Khomotso Phahlane has said officers are making a serious dent in reducing crime (file photo).

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