Weatern Cape Officials have released the Quarterly Crime Stats

The Police Ministry aswell as Western Cape Provincial Minister of Community Safety and Police Oversight Reagan Allen briefed the Media on the Quarterly Crime Stats in the WC from the Month of April till June this year where 994 lives were lost due to Criminal Activities and the figure for Grievous Bodily Harm at 3314 cases

Contact Crime which refers to crimes committed in the vicinity where Criminals are targeted at has seen Police Stations in Nyanga,Delft,Mfuleni Harare,Khayelitsha ,Mitchell’s Plain ,Kraaifontein,Cape Town Central and Philippi East in the top 9 of the most reported cases as opposed to other local Stations, the causative factors that were identified were Arguments, Road rage Gang related,Robbery,Mob Justice amongst others

Police Commissioners highlighted that unlicensed firearms that have been easily assessable to Criminals have been a contributing factor to the Crime Stats

Provincial Minister of Community Safety and Police Oversight in the WC Reagan Allen has said that they continue to be proactive, in ensuring that residents are able to live in safer communities. And that much more can be achieved when you have a capable government that is focused on addressing crime and not using it as a political tool. MEC Allen thanked the LEAP officers, SAPS and all other law enforcement agencies, along with neighborhood watches, CPF’s, and all relevant stakeholders for their continued commitment to combating crime

Done by Lizeka Tsotetsi 


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