High praise for KZN FCS units

A total of 360 arrests led to 46 convictions which include eight life sentences, 329 years and six months imprisonment, for crimes directed at women and children during the month of May, have been secured.

The KwaZulu-Natal Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Units worked tirelessly to make sure that the arrested suspects faced the wrath of the law and received deserving sentences.

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The suspects were arrested for cases including rape, attempted rape, sexual assault, common assault, kidnapping and child pornography. The officers managed to secure the convictions while other cases remain under investigation and are at court.

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“These sentences are a clear indication that our FCS units in KwaZulu-Natal are committed and dedicated towards ensuring that they protect our women and children by sending the perpetrators to prison where they belong. We appeal to the victims not be hesitant or afraid to report such cases to the police,” said the KwaZulu-Natal acting provincial commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa.

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