CrimeStats in a nutshell: South Africa’s murder rate up by 1.8%

South Africa’s crime stats for the 2016/2017 were released on Tuesday. According to the stats, “approximately 2.1 million serious crime counts were recorded, of which 1 738 980 were community-reported serious crimes.” In this time period, 19 016 murder cases were reported, the highest in 10 years. Carjacking also continues to increase massively, as does […]
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