Jan 20, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Only nine arrests for 94 farm attacks in Gauteng

Of the 94 farm attacks recorded in Gauteng between October 1, 2020 and November 30, 2021, only nine people were arrested.

This was based on a written response from the National Assembly by Police Minister Bheki Cele. emerged at the end of last year.

Cele responded to a question from the public prosecutor Adrian Roos regarding specific details about the number of attacks on farms and whether arrests had been made.

In response, the police provided detailed information on each of the 94 cases recorded during the specified period, in which eight murders were committed.

Only one of the murders resulted in the arrest of three people.

Most of the 94 attacks on farms were in the West Rand and Tshwane, although most of the suspects have not been identified.