Most prisoners serving time for violent crimes – minister

2012-08-07 12:25

About 71% of prisoners had committed violent crimes, Correctional Services Minister Sibusiso Ndebele has said.

Rounded off figures showed that 23% of offenders were sentenced for economic offences, 55% for aggressive crime, 16% for sexual offences, 2% for drug-related crime, and 5% for other crimes. publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

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