Western Cape to establish 'parallel inter-ministerial collaboration' to deal with gangs


- news24.com | 3 months ago

On Friday, Western Cape Community Safety MEC Albert Fritz welcomed Cele's announcement made the night before.

 Cele announced in his budget vote speech that he and Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula had asked President Cyril Ramaphosa to approve the deployment of the SANDF to help the police in a stabilisation operation in the Western Cape's ganglands. Ramaphosa agreed.

The police started the operation in the early hours of Friday, with the SANDF expected to join them on Saturday.

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