WATCH: Cele releases quarterly crime stats

Police minister Bheki Cele this afternoon presented the quarterly crime statistics. This is for crimes that occurred from the first of April to the end of June this year. The country was under lockdown at this time due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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JOHANNESBURG - Police Minister Bheki Cele presents the quarterly crime statistics.

The statistics are for crimes that occurred from 1 April to the end of June this year.

South Africa was under lockdown at this time due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Last month Cele announced the crime stats for the period between April last year to March this year.

They showed an increase in the murder rate and sexual offences.