Bheki Cele said that 20,336 murder cases were recorded in the country from 2017 to 2018 period saying “South Africa is close to being considered a war zone.
“never again can we come here to give such statistics. It cannot be that South Africans are put under such fear, such stress and such murder”. He said murders of women and children had also increased. “ – Cele
Cele also said rape was up 0.5 per cent, with 40,035 recorded instances compared to 39,828 in 2017. South Africa is known internationally for its violent crime, but annual statistics are often disputed, especially rape figures.
Nigerian superstar Davido was robbed at gun point in South Africa few years ago, the stole cash, role watch and expensive gold chains from him.
South Africans are also killing foreigners in their country and this issue is an ongoing problem that hasn’t been resolved yet.