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South Africa - Crime Victims: 2016 - 2017

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  • Selvie Devnunan (1960 - 2016)
    Selvie Devnunan (1960 – 2016) Brief overview: Selvie (56), a mother of four, was stabbed to death while walking to a bus stop in Centre Drive, Newlands East, on Saturday 6th August 2016, at around 0...
  • Phazamile Bula (b. - 2016)
    Phazamile Bula ( – 2016) Brief overview: Phazamile, was shot dead in the family home in Zweihle, Hermanus, on 6th July 2016. Phazamile, his wife and children were in the bedroom watching television,...
  • Carel Arnoldus Bamberger (1959 - 2016)
    Carel Bamberger (1959 – 2016) Brief overview: Carel (57), a reservist corporal at the Regiment infantry battalion of the South African Army, was found with multiple stab wounds to his upper body, wi...
  • Hermina Mmule Mpakanyane (1930 - 2016)
    Hermina Mmule Mpakanyane (1930 – 2016) Brief overview: Hermina (86), was found murdered in her home at Dube Street, Wattville, Benoni, by a tenant, in the early hours of the morning on 13th October ...
  • Renier Theron (b. - 2016)
    Renier Theron ( – 2016) Brief overview: Renier, owner of Ren-Tech Auto Panelbeaters, in Lake Avenue, Benoni, was shot on 5th August 2016. He passed away in hospital later the same night. The Ekurh...

“Robbery Related and Non-Social Fabric Murders” 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017

There are 143 Victims remembered in this project

Suburban and other category Attacks - 83

Farm Attacks - 60

  • This figure includes 2 couples killed during a suburban home invasion between 27/12/2016 - 15/03/2017
  • This figure includes 5 farming couples killed between 17/06/2016 - 17/02/2017

2016 April

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

May

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Hijackings / Vehicle Attacks

June

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Hijackings / Vehicle Attacks

  • [Female Victim] (?) 16/06/2016 Myhill Road, Kenville, Durban, KZN (hijacking, shot in the head at point-blank range) media link

July

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Vehicle / Hijacking Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

August

Farm Attacks

Vehicle / Hijacking Attacks

Business Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

September

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Outdoor Attacks

Vehicle/Hijacking Attacks

October

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Business Attacks

Outdoor Victims

  • Ané Diana Jacobs (16) 30/10/2016 Field close to the Alberton rugby and soccer clubs, GP (found murdered, half naked and bruised) media link

November

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Hijacking/Kidnapping Victims

Outdoor Victims

December

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Hijackings / Road Attacks

2017 January

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Vehicle/Hijacking Attacks

February

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

March

Urban Attacks

Farm Attacks

Vehicle/Hijacking Attacks

  • Dyke Motsepa () 30/03/2017 Modderhill Road next to CR Swart Drive, Edleen, Kempton Park, GP (shot in stomach, died in hospital) media link

Outdoor Attacks

Victims who do fit in the above strict categories (usually GBV/Social fabric crimes)