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WATCH: Crime stats in a nutshell — 2.1m serious crimes recorded in 2016/2017

24 October, 11:33 AM

Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula presented the annual South African Crime statistics in Parliament on Tuesday morning. Here's everything you need to know.

The 2016/17 statistics revealed an increase in violent crimes, with murder increasing by 1.8%. 

The findings also highlighted the three provinces with overall increases in crime: the North West, Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga.

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