107 people arrested for gender-based violence and crimes against children in Gauteng

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Just days after a public outcry over claims and counter-claims of gender-based violence (GBV) were made in Parliament, Gauteng police arrested more than 100 people for gender-based violence and crimes against children.

Police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele told News24 that the offences for which the 107 people were arrested included the rape, assault and murder of women. Those who were arrested are expected to appear in magistrates' courts in the province soon.

The arrests were part of 1 000 arrests for various crimes, including murder, robbery, carjacking, assault, robbery and the possession of stolen property, made as part of Operation O Kae Molao.

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