SA’s crime statistics for the period from January to March that were released by police minister Bheki Cele on Friday, show a sharp rise in business-related crimes, which negatively affects business confidence and investment in the country.

Cash-in-transit robberies went up 26.2%, truck hijackings 31.4%, carjacking 19.7% and commercial crime about 12%, and there were more bank robberies than in the last quarter of 2021...

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