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Minister attributes drop in murders to police’s continued anti-crime efforts [SOUND]

# Police minister Bheki Cele attributes the decline in murders to police’s ongoing efforts through decisive action and robust community involvement. He briefed the media on the latest crime figures. Cele announced a consecutive decrease in murder figures for the second quarter, with a 3.1-percent drop observed from May to July and an additional 0.8-percent reduction between July and September. Cele says the decline does not signify a claim of victory by the SAPS: