Cele hopeful despite gloomy crime stats

Despite shocking increases in murders and other violent crimes, Police Minister Bheki Cele is still hopeful. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Police Minister Bheki Cele is still hopeful despite shocking increases in murders and other violent crimes.

The numbers paint a picture of pure lawlessness as the murder rate has increased by 3.4-percent over the past year.

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Cele says turning the country’s violent crime situation around is possible.

“We all need to have the full appreciation of the task at hand given to this current leadership,” Cele said.

“The reversal of six-years is a mammoth task but it is doable.”

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eNCA