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These 10 police stations recorded essentially the most rape instances in South Africa




Police stations in KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape recorded the very best variety of rape instances in South Africa between July and September this 12 months.

Quarterly crime statistics

Police Minister Bheki Cele on Wednesday launched the crime statistics overlaying the interval between 1 July and 30 September 2022.

The figures present that 10 590 (10.8%) folks had been raped in South Africa within the reporting interval, in comparison with the identical interval final 12 months.

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In July and September 2021, 9 556 instances of rape had been reported to police, representing a distinction of 1 034 between 2021 and 2022.

General, sexual offences went up by 1 319 (11%) in three months. This implies 13 283 instances of sexual offences had been reported to police between July and September 2022, in comparison with the identical interval final 12 months when the determine was 11 964.

Under are the highest 10 police stations that reported essentially the most rape instances between July and September 2022:

  1. Inanda, KwaZulu-Natal 78 rape instances (67 in 2021)
  2. Mthatha, Jap Cape 70 rape instances (58 in 2021)
  3. Delft, Western Cape 65 rape instances (57 in 2021)
  4. Lusikisiki, Jap Cape 64 rape instances (69 in 2021)
  5. Thohoyandou, Limpopo 59 rape instances (69 in 2021)
  6. Harare, Western Cape 59 rape instances (43 in 2021)
  7. Plessislaer, KwaZulu-Natal 56 rape instances (39 in 2021)
  8. Umlazi, KwaZulu-Natal 54 rape instances (39 in 2021)
  9. Kraaifontein, Western Cape 52 rape instances (30 in 2021)
  10. Tsakane, Gauteng 49 rape instances (52 in 2021)
Supply: Saps

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