Crime in SA: 'It is out of control and we are facing a full-scale war'

The annual Victims of Crime 2018/2019 survey released by Statistics SA (Stats SA) shows that a number of crimes go unreported in the country.

The survey shows that the most common crime experienced by South Africans is housebreaking and home robbery.

RELATED: Gauteng experienced the most number of house robberies - Stats SA

Are South Africans so normalised about the crime stats that they have stopped talking about it?

Eusebius McKaiser has a frank conversation about crime in South Africa with anti-crime activist Yusuf Abramjee.

Crime is out of control, we are facing a full-scale war and I will even go as far as calling it urban terror. We are living in fear.

Yusuf Abramjee, Anti-crime activist

He says with the average of 57 murders every day, a robbery being reported every few minutes and a woman being raped on average every four minutes, it is clear that crime is a serious problem in South Africa.

Listen below and hear how crime is affecting South Africans:


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