SA lockdown: Cele to release quarterly crime stats

File: Bheki Cele is expected to present the quarterly crime statistics on Friday afternoon.

File: Bheki Cele is expected to present the quarterly crime statistics on Friday afternoon.

South African Government

JOHANNESBURG - Police Minister Bheki Cele is, expected to present the quarterly crime statistics on Friday afternoon.

This is for crimes that occurred from the first of April to the end of June this year.

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The country was under lockdown at this time due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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.

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eNCA