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30 cases of murder were brought before the High Courts in 2019

By Dhanjay Deo
Friday 24/01/2020

There were 30 cases of murder that were brought before the High Courts last year.

According to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, there were 152 cases of aggravated robbery, 168 cases of theft, 287 cases of money laundering, seven cases of robbery, seven cases of attempted murder and four cases of manslaughter that were brought before the courts last year.

A total of 674 people charged with a total of 1,112 separate counts of serious crime offences last year. These were non sexual violence offences.

There were 75 people charged for serious crime that were under the age of 18 years.

Of the 674 people charged, 38 were police officers.

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