[The Herald] Nelson Mandela Bay’s crime hotspots

Bethelsdorp and Kwazakhele ranked among 30 most dangerous places in country described as ‘a war zone’ Two of the country’s most deadly policing precincts are in Port Elizabeth. The areas – Bethelsdorp and Kwazakhele – are ranked among the top 30 most dangerous in SA, while Gelvandale tops the national list in terms of attempted murders. Startling figures for Nelson Mandela Bay show rampant violent crime – two people murdered, …

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Bloody wave of violent crime continues to sweep through Eastern Cape

The latest crime statistics are cold comfort to residents of the Eastern Cape who daily live in fear of the criminal element that stalks our communities, and highlights the dire need for a complete overhaul of the SAPS. The crime statistics released today show that the bloody wave of violent crime continues to sweep through the Eastern Cape. Murder has risen by a staggering 5.2% (up from 3,628 to 3,815), …

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