National Police Commissioner, General Khehla Sitole, has highlighted the need for family structures to educate children in order to reduce the number of murders committed by them.
Police Minister Bheki Cele says as police they are satisfied with crime statistics that were released on Thursday.
More than 60% of all murders that take place in South Africa, take place during the weekend.
The South African Police Services (SAPS) has announced a spike in murders, rapes and armed robberies in the country. Police Minister Bheki Cele briefed Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Police on the 2018/2019 annual crime statistics.
The South African Police Service is on Thursday briefing the Portfolio Committee on Police (PCOP) on the 2018/19 annual crime statistics.