Question NW1615 to the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services

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23 June 2017 - NW1615

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Groenewald, Mr HB to ask the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services

(1)(a) What is the total number of foreign nationals who are currently incarcerated in correctional centres for each specified crime and (b) what is the total number of foreign nationals from (i) Zimbabwe and (ii) Mozambique who are currently incarcerated in correctional centers for each specified crime; (2) what is the annual cost to detain each prisoner in correctional centres; (3) whether he will make a statement on the matter?

Reply:

(1)(a):

CRIME

SENTENCED

REMANDED

TOTAL

AGGRESSIVE CRIMES OTHER

9

11

20

AGRICULTURE/STOCK-BREED/FISHERY/WATER

12

1

13

ASSAULT COMMON

20

48

68

ASSAULT SERIOUS

108

148

256

BURGLARY / HOUSE-BREAKING

225

183

408

CAR THEFT

93

46

139

CRIMES AGAINST THE FAMILY-LIFE

6

12

18

CRIMES AGAINST THE SAFETY OF THE STATE

0

191

191

CRIMES AGAINST THE GOOD ORDER AND SAFETY

132

8

140

CRIMES I.R.O. CONSERVATION

9

3

12

CRIMES I.R.O. HEALTH SERVICES

1

2

3

CRIMES I.R.O. PUBLIC TRANSPORT

1

0

1

CRIMES I.R.O. ROAD TRAFFIC

3

1

4

CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

18

7

25

CULPABLE HOMICIDE

50

5

55

DAMAGE TO PROPERTY

48

91

139

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

0

4

4

ECONOMIC CRIMES OTHER

421

224

645

ILLEGAL FOREIGNERS IN THE R.S.A.

1026

354

1380

FRAUD AND FORGERY

164

143

307

GOVERNMENT FINANCE AND INCOME

6

0

6

ILLEGAL TRADE/POSSESION OF GEMSTONES

45

89

134

INDECENT ASSAULT

10

18

28

INTERCOURSE WITH MINOR

1

0

1

KIDNAPPING

4

12

16

MINING/FACTORIES/TRADE/BUSSINES

38

50

88

MURDER

918

359

1277

MURDER ATTEMPTED

245

108

353

OTHER

52

111

163

POSSES/TRADE IN INTOXICATING LIQUOR

0

1

1

POSSES/USE OF DANGEROUS DEPENDENCE-PRODUCING SUBSTANCE

69

54

123

POSSES/USE OF MARIJUANA

63

68

131

POSSES/USE OF PROHIBIT DEPENDENCE-PRODUCING SUBSTANCE

46

111

157

PRISON OFFENCES

0

4

4

VIOLATION OF PAROLE CONDITIONS

21

0

21

RAPE

454

254

708

RAPE ATTEMPTED

15

8

23

RECKLESS/NEGLIGENT DRIVING

1

1

2

ROBBERY AGGRAVATING

1384

495

1879

ROBBERY COMMON

221

417

638

SEXUAL CRIMES OTHER

5

4

9

STOCK-THEFT

63

41

104

THEFT OTHER

934

671

1605

TRADE/CULTIVATE MARIJUANA

99

34

133

TRADE/CULTIVATE OF PROHIBIT DEPENDENCE-PRODUCING SUBSTANCE

28

56

84

TRADING IN DANGEROUS DEPENDENCE-PRODUCING MEDICINE

277

49

326

TOTAL

7345

4497

11842

(1)(b)(i):

ZIMBABWE

CRIME

SENTENCED

REMANDED

TOTAL

AGGRESSIVE CRIMES OTHER

1

3

4

AGRICULTURE/STOCK-BREED/FISHERY/WATER

4

0

4

ASSAULT COMMON

11

31

42

ASSAULT SERIOUS

45

71

116

BURGLARY / HOUSE-BREAKING

84

91

175

CAR THEFT

25

23

48

CRIMES AGAINST THE FAMILY-LIFE

2

4

6

CRIMES AGAINST THE GOOD ORDER AND SAFETY

32

3

35

CRIMES AGAINST THE SAFETY OF THE STATE

0

67

67

CRIMES I.R.O. CONSERVATION

5

0

5

CRIMES I.R.O. HEALTH SERVICES

1

1

2

CRIMES I.R.O. ROAD TRAFFIC

1

0

1

CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

5

2

7

CULPABLE HOMICIDE

12

1

13

DAMAGE TO PROPERTY

17

52

69

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE

0

2

2

ECONOMIC CRIMES OTHER

183

110

293

ILLEGAL FOREIGNERS IN THE R.S.A.

585

144

729

FRAUD AND FORGERY

71

58

129

GOVERNMENT FINANCE AND INCOME

5

0

5

ILLEGAL TRADE/POSSESION OF GEMSTONES

13

6

19

INDECENT ASSAULT

2

7

9

KIDNAPPING/ MANSTEALING

0

2

2

MINING/FACTORIES/TRADE/BUSINESS

18

25

43

MURDER

312

136

448

MURDER ATTEMPTED

115

47

162

OTHER

18

64

82

POSSES/TRADE IN INTOXICATING LIQUOR

0

1

1

POSSES/USE OF DANGEROUS DEPENDENCE-PRODUCING SUBSTANCE

7

7

14

POSSES/USE OF MARIJUANA

8

6

14

POSSES/USE OF PROHIBIT DEPENDENCE-PRODUCING SUBSTANCE

6

12

18

VIOLATION OF PAROLE CONDITIONS

11

0

11

PRISON OFFENCES

0

1

1

RAPE

100

86

186

RAPE ATTEMPTED

5

3

8

RECKLESS/NEGLIGENT DRIVING

1

1

2

ROBBERY AGGRAVATING

763

269

1032

ROBBERY COMMON

106

236

342

SEXUAL CRIMES OTHER

1

1

2

STOCK-THEFT

9

10

19

THEFT OTHER

436

295

731

TRADE/CULTIVATE MARIJUANA

0

3

3

TRADE/CULTIVATE OF PROHIBIT DEPENDENCE-PRODUCING SUBSTANCE

1

5

6

TRADING IN DANGEROUS DEPENDENCE-PRODUCING MEDICINE

2

4

6

TOTAL

3023

1890

4913

(1)(b)(ii):

MOZAMBIQUE

CRIME

SENTENCED

REMANDED

TOTAL

AGGRESSIVE CRIMES OTHER

6

2

8

AGRICULTURE/STOCK-BREED/FISHERY/WATER

6

1

7

ASSAULT COMMON

4

5

9

ASSAULT SERIOUS

19

21

40

BURGLARY / HOUSE-BREAKING

106

59

165

CAR THEFT

46

17

63

CRIMES AGAINST THE FAMILY-LIFE

1

2

3

CRIMES AGAINST THE GOOD ORDER AND SAFETY

48

1

49

CRIMES AGAINST THE SAFETY OF THE STATE

0

71

71

CRIMES I.R.O. CONSERVATION

2

1

3

CRUELTY TO ANIMALS

10

5

15

CULPABLE HOMICIDE

13

1

14

DAMAGE TO PROPERTY

20

17

37

ECONOMIC CRIMES OTHER

159

54

213

ILLEGAL FOREIGNERS IN THE R.S.A.

275

87

362

FRAUD AND FORGERY

12

13

25

GOVERNMENT FINANCE AND INCOME

1

0

1

ILLEGAL TRADE/POSSESION OF GEMSTONES

19

12

31

INDECENT ASSAULT

2

1

3

KIDNAPPING

2

2

4

MINING/FACTORIES/TRADE/BUSINESS

7

13

20

MURDER

256

55

311

MURDER ATTEMPTED

74

20

94

OTHER

18

23

41

POSSES/USE OF DANGEROUS DEPENDENCE-PRODUCING SUBSTANCE

4

3

7

POSSES/USE OF MARIJUANA

3

4

7

POSSES/USE OF PROHIBIT DEPENDENCE-PRODUCING SUBSTANCE

3

7

10

VIOLATION OF PAROLE CONDITIONS

3

0

3

PRISON OFFENCE

0

2

2

RAPE

141

72

213

RAPE ATTEMPTED

4

3

7

ROBBERY AGGRAVATING

348

79

427

ROBBERY COMMON

60

59

119

SEXUAL CRIMES OTHER

1

0

1

STOCK-THEFT

3

6

9

THEFT OTHER

250

179

429

TRADE/CULTIVATE OF PROHIBIT DEPENDENCE-PRODUCING SUBSTANCE

0

2

2

TRADING IN DANGEROUS DEPENDENCE-PRODUCING MEDICINE

16

3

19

TOTAL

1942

902

2844

(2) The annual cost during 2017/18 per prisoner is estimated to be R133 805.35.

(3) No, the Minister will not make a statement on the matter.