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Shocking rape statistics a clear sign of government failures

A week ago, police minister Bheki Cele released the fourth-quarter crime statistics for 2021/2022. According to the statistics, 10,818 people were raped in the first three months of the year. This is an increase of 1,300 cases compared with the same period last year.

A breakdown of the stats indicates that 4,653 of the rape incidents took place at the home of the victim or the home of the rapist...

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