40 CON­VIC­TIONS FOR CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN AND CHIL­DREN IN JUNE

The Witness - - NEWS -

KWAZULU­NA­TAL po­lice’s Fam­ily Vi­o­lence, Child Pro­tec­tion and Sex­ual Of­fences (FCS) units man­aged to se­cure 40 con­vic­tions last month for crimes against women and chil­dren.

A to­tal of 223 sus­pects were ar­rested for crimes in­clud­ing rape, sex­ual and com­mon as­sault, con­ceal­ment of birth, kid­nap­ping and ex­pos­ing of gen­i­tals.

Con­vic­tions in­cluded 11 life terms and a com­bined 443 years in prison for of­fend­ers.

KZN act­ing pro­vin­cial com­mis­sioner Ma­jor­Gen­eral Bheki Langa said those con­victed will have their names put in the Na­tional Reg­is­ter for Sex­ual Of­fend­ers.

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