Police recorded 137 murders last year

The police today said that a total of 137 murders were recorded for last year in comparison to 130 murders during the year 2011; a 5% hike.

In a statement today, police said that of the 137 murders, 62 were of the disorderly type, 11 were committed during armed robberies, 24 domestic related and 9 execution type, while the other 31are so far undetermined.

During 2012, 24 of the murder victims were women (16 of which were domestic related). During 2011, 34 of the murder victims were women (21 of which were domestic related).

 

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