Namibe: SIC record over 1000 crimes in 2016

MocAmedes – At least 1,226 crimes of several kinds were recorded in 2016, by the Provincial Directorate of the Criminal Investigation Services (SIC) in the south-western Namibe Province, said on Monday the spokesman of the said institution, lieutenant JoAPound o Ana.

According to the spokesman, if compared to 2015 the unit recorded an increase of 205 crimes.

He explained that the list of notified crimes includes crimes against property (866 cases), persons (275), public order and peace, financial fraud (78) and economic crimes (seven).

During this period, where kept in remand 882 alleged criminals implicated in several crimes, being 875 Angolans and 14 foreign citizens of several nationalities, among them Chinese, Vietnamese and Namibians.

Source: Angola Press News Agency