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Sunday, December 4, 2016

Hijackings skyrocket in Nelson Mandela Bay

Police have recorded 377 car hijackings in Nelson Mandela Bay between the 1st of April 2011 and the 31st of March 2012, according to...

DA: Crime stats cold comfort for law-abiding citizens

The "minuscule" decrease in crime is not an indication that government was doing everything it can to keep South Africans safe, the DA said...

Mthethwa: Crime fight needs more action, less talk

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has called for more action and less talk in the fight against crime. Although the national crime statistics for the 2011/2012...

Mthethwa: Rapes, sexual offences declining but still too high

Despite the decrease in sexual offences and rapes indicated in the crime statistics for the 2011/2012 financial year, the figures for these crimes remained...

ISS: Crime stats do not reflect threats

The latest crime statistics released today do not reflect the actual security threats facing citizens, according to the Institute for Security Studies (ISS). "Of course...

Police strategies yielding results as organised crime drops

Organised crimes such as carjacking, cash-in-transit heists and bank robberies have decreased, according to the 2011/2012 crime statistics released by Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa...

Kidnappings for Eastern Cape on the increase

The Eastern Cape has seen an increase in the number of kidnapping reports filed in the province over the last book year, which runs...

DA: Crime stats murder shocker for Eastern Cape

The Democratic Alliance have expressed their shock at the high murder rate and robbery with aggravating circumstances that were reported in the annual police...

Robbery with aggrevated circumstances skyrockets in Eastern Cape

The number of reported robberies in the Eastern Cape increased dramatically compared to the last statistical figures released by police, despite a slight decline...

Eastern Cape has highest murder rate in country

The Eastern Cape bucked the downward trend in the rate of murders in the country, with more murders being reported in the province between...


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