Western Cape murders up 14% as soldiers patrol

15 September 2019 - 00:00 By ARON HYMAN

The Western Cape’s murder rate increased by 14% during the army’s two-month deployment on the Cape Flats, which is due to end tomorrow.

In the 55 days between July 15 and Saturday September 8, the provincial forensic service recorded 682 murders, or 12.4 a day...

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