Many South Africans have recently called upon the reinstatement of the death penalty to curb violent crime, such as murder and sexual assault.
ACDP leader Kenneth Meshoe says the increase in violent crimes reported in the 2018 and 2019 national police crime statistics speaks to the failure of the South African Police Service to fight crime optimally.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has told community of Mganduzweni and surrounding areas, near Hazyview in Mpumalanga, that unsolved cases that were reported at the Masoyi police station will be revisited.
The Department of Transport says it will table a Railway Safety Bill in Parliament later this year that seeks to strengthen the railway model and increase personal safety.
Police Minister Bheki Cele says the police’s decision to retreat when they were being pelted with stones by foreign nationals in the Johannesburg CBD last week was not an act of cowardice, but a necessary strategy.