April to June: Police secure combined 25 life terms and over 2600 years imprisonment

South African Police Service

April to June: Police secure combined 25 life terms and over 2600 years imprisonment
April to June: Police secure combined 25 life terms and over 2600 years imprisonment

The Provincial Investigation Units, comprising of Organised Crime Investigations; Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences; Crime Investigation Services; Serious and Violent Crimes and Commercial Crimes Investigations, have over the past quarter (April to June) managed to secure a combined 25 life imprisonment terms with over 2 600 more years in prison for 174 accused in 168 separate cases.

Thirty-seven of the accused were found guilty on 32 cases of murder and sentenced to a combined 11 life imprisonment terms and 351 years while 17 rape accused in 29 cases were given 14 life imprisonment terms and 186 years in prison.

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