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REVEALED: Weapons of choice for murder in SA

JOHANNESBURG – Following from the release of the 2017/2018 crime statistics for South Africa on Tuesday, the top weapons of choice for committing murder in the country have been revealed. 

Perhaps predictably, firearms top the list. Interestingly, hands come in at the number five spot, closely followed by weapons like pangas, sjamboks and axes. 

READ: ANC caucus wants ‘firmer regulation’ to deal with gun-related murders

 

Source: SAPS. 

Firearms and knives also feature prominently in attempted murders, as well as aggravated assault. 

Firearms and knives also feature prominently in attempted murders. 
Source: SAPS
Firearms and knives also feature prominently in attempted murders, as well as aggravated assault. 
Source: SAPS

 

 

 

 

 

 


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