Rise in hijackings, worst traffic in SA... top motoring stories of the week

2017-10-29 08:00

Vehicle crime statistics and the safest cars under R160 000 dominated the headlines this week on Wheels24, here's a list of our top performing stories.

Crime stats don't reflect 'epidemic' scale of sexual assaults on children - expert

2017-10-24 19:22

The latest crime statistics are not a true reflection of the magnitude of the child rape scourge in South Africa, says the director of Women and Men against Child Abuse.

Crime stats in SA: 14.5% increase in carjackings since 2016

2017-10-24 15:04

Vehicle crime statistics released by Police Minister Fikile Mbalula as part of the annual national crime statistics shows an increase of 14.5% in carjacking.


Crime Stats: Political interference in police is the cause of poor leadership - ISS

2017-10-25 08:28

There is large-scale inappropriate political interference in the police, which leads to a poor selection of leaders, according to the Institute for Security Studies.

Crime Stats: Mass spike in home robberies in Atteridgeville

2017-10-24 15:12

Residents of Atteridgeville, a township west of Pretoria, have experienced the biggest spike in home robberies during the last year, according to the latest crime statistics.

Crime Stats: Mbalula talks tough, slams 'lazy efforts' by police

2017-10-24 10:55

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula says he "isn't feeling" the general 1.8% decrease in crime during the 2016/17 financial year, and has yet again warned violent criminals that they will be dealt with in a "proportional response".

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