The numbers gang in South Africa is a very secretive gang and very understudied. Thus it is of great importance to try obtain as much information on them as possible. Very little research is available on the numbers gang and this website aims to break the cycle and create an interest in the research of the numbers gang. Although the numbers gang is a prison gang. The numbers have started to move outside of the prison walls and are joining the drug and crime market on the outside. South Africa has an extremely high crime rate and by studying the numbers gang, it can help aid in the prevention of crimes in the country.
what is a prison gang?
A prison gang is an organization which operates within the prison system as a self-maintaining criminal entity. They usually consist of a select group of inmates, where there is an established code of conduct and this governs the chain of command.