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572 charged for serious crimes in 2017

ALISI VUCAGO
Tuesday, February 06, 2018

A TOTAL of 572 people were charged for non-sexual violence offences by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) last year.

This was revealed today by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution (ODPP) when releasing the serious crime statistics recorded between January 1 to December 31, last year.

According to the ODPP, 29 people charged were under 18 years of age.

The offences include murder, attempted murder, infanticide, careless driving, aggravated robbery, theft, money laundering, resisting arrest, assault causing bodily harm, possession of illicit drugs, arson and damaging property, to name a few.








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