Contact crime rate down - Mthethwa

2013-09-19 10:59
Nathi Mthethwa (Picture: Beeld)

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2013-09-19 10:09

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Johannesburg - The level of contact crime has decreased by 4.2% over the past financial year, Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa said on Thursday.

Speaking at the release of the 2012/2013 crime statistics in Pretoria, he said contact crime had decreased by 16% over the past four years, and 38.2% over the past nine years.

Property-related crime over the past financial year increased by 1.7%.

Other serious crime decreased by 5.3% over the same period.

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