South Africa’s crime stats ‘worst in ten years’

crime-gunResponding to the release today (19 September 2013) of the SA Police Service crime statistics for 2012/13, Institute for Security Studies’ analyst Gareth Newham said the following:

  • “Serious and violent crime is increasing in South Africa. This shows that government’s
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South African lawlessness on the rise

South Africa is in the grip of increasing lawlessness, according to a senior researcher at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), Beeld reported on Monday.

According to an essay written by Dr Johan Burger more than a week before the … Read the rest