The latest vehicle, business and residential crime stats have been released by the SAPS in line with international standards. The objective of this is to further enhance the quality and reliability of South African crime stats.
The latest figures show that car hijackings have increased by 14.3% when compared to the last year. Acting Police Commissioner Lieutenant-General Khomotso Phahlane has suggested that modern security features, which made it harder to steal parked cars, were partly to blame for an increase in car hijackings and a decrease in vehicle theft.
Residential and Business
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