Parliamentary Question: DCS: Number of held prisoners

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Mr P J Groenewald (FF Plus) to ask the Minister of Correctional Services:
(1)How many prisoners are currently (a) being held in detention for (i) murder, (ii) attempted murder, (iii) rape, (iv) robbery, (v) robbery with extenuating circumstances, (vi) housebreaking and (vii) attempted rape and (b) awaiting trial;

(2)whether she will make a statement on the matter?

REPLY

 

CRIME CATEGORY

SENTENCED OFFENDERS

AWAITING TRIAL DETAINEES

Murder

22 183

5 465

Attempted murder

4 778

1 412

Rape

14 840

6 271

Robbery

15 567

5 673

Robbery with extenuating circumstances

6 850

6 644

Housebreaking

2 073

2 178

Attempted rape

701

213

TOTAL

66 992

27 856

 



(2)No