Cape Town - The Western Cape township, Nyanga, has kept it's notorious status, as the crime statistics confirmed 289 murder cases reported from last year's 308.
Nyanga still has the highest murder rate in the country followed by Delft and Khayelitsha police stations which tops the list of the 30 police stations with the highest number of murder crimes reported.
Delft reported an increase with 247 cases from 195 last year, and Khayelitsha recorded 221 murder cases which is up from 192.
This was according to the annual crime statistics revealed to members of Parliament on Thursday.
Major General Norman Sekhukhune, the police’s head of crime research and statistics, presented the information and the analysis of contact crimes which include: murder, rape, attempted murder, assault with intent to inflict grievous bodily harm, common assault, common robbery, aggravated robbery and sexual assault.