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Be Safe, Criminals are now stealing dead bodies for fraud

The republic of South Africa is one of the countries which is experiencing high level of different crimes activities. Yes there is no country without crimes but in South Africa, it seems like it is totally out of hands.

The statistics released by the Minister of the department of police clearly confirms that including high rise in killing of people. Amongs all criminal activities happening in the republic of South Africa, there is now the most shocking. Criminals are now stealing dead bodies at the mortuaries.

The National Funeral Practitioners Association has called for an intervention following a rise in theft of bodies.

In an interview with Newzroom Afrika on Monday evening, Muzi Hlengwa of the association said there is a fraud syndicate that steals bodies, gives them a new identity, register a death certificate for insurance claims.

In African culture, dead bodies are due for all respect but it seems like that is not the case with criminals.

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African Muzi Hlengwa National Funeral Practitioners Association Newzroom Afrika South Africa


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