Crime Stats: Bongani and Mags have had enough

Crime Stats: Bongani and Mags have had enough

The crime stats only become real when they become names.

Crime numbers B & M

The Drive Team has had enough of the ridiculous crime rate in South Africa. The problem they have is that the statistics are always read as numbers and not names. 

Read: Crime Stats: KZN has second highest murder rate

The fact that KZN has the second highest murder rate in the country is disgusting and alarming. It was reported that most of these murders are triggered by alcohol and alcohol abuse. 

Read: Farm murders: Maimane calls for urgent interventions

The team feels numbers are easy to call out, but mentioning the names of the deceased makes one think of how serious the matter is.  

Take a listen to what it sounds like when the crime stats become names and not just numbers:

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