Minister Bheki Cele says the police in Cape Town are readying themselves to deal with the issue of murder and gangsterism on the Cape Flats once the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has been withdrawn.
Police say they are currently verifying whether some of them are linked to Thursday’s killing of a pregnant woman who died after being hit by a stray bullet in the area.
Police have stepped up patrols in Delft on the Cape Flats following the fatal shooting of a police constable.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has officially informed Parliament of the deployment of the army to certain parts of the Western Cape, particularly the Cape Flats.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has defended the deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to certain parts of the Western Cape.