RELEASE OF THE ANNUAL CRIME STATISTICS

SOUTH AFRICA: Police Minister, General Bheki Cele, will on Friday 31 July 2020, release the annual crime statistics, reflecting crimes that occurred from the 1st of April 2019 to the end of March 2020.

The Minister will be joined by Deputy Minister of Police, Mr Cassel Mathale, all Provincial MEC’s and South African Police Service National Commissioner, General Khehla John Sitole, senior management of the SAPS as well as heads of entities.

The event will take place as follows:

Date: Friday 31 July 2020

Time: 10:00

Venue: Ronnie Mamoepa Press Room, Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Frances Baard Street, Hatfield in Pretoria

Media Participation: Journalists may view the briefing via live streaming on the SA Government Facebook page, Twitter and YouTube channels on the links below.

Facebook: http://facebook.com/GovernmentZA

Twitter: http://twitter.com/GovernmentZA

YouTube: http://youtube.com/GovernmentZA

Media Enquiries:

Lirandzu Themba, Police Ministry Spokesperson on 082 604 9080

Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo, SAPS National Commissioner Spokesperson on 082 567 4153

Issued by the GCIS on behalf of the Ministry of Police

30 July 2020

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