Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema says deploying soldiers in the gang-ridden areas of the Western Cape would not solve the problem.
The City of Cape Town’s traffic services say various roads have been closed due to a shutdown in Hanover Park on the Cape Flats.
The City of Cape Town’s Mayco member for Safety and Security, JP Smith, has reacted to Police Minister Bheki Cele’s comments on the safety of the city, saying the region needs more police members to assist with crime.
The police’s K9 unit in the Cape Metro is an instrumental part of crime fighting in the city
Police are maintaining a strong presence in Meadowlands Soweto as the community has taken to the streets over the increase of crime in the township.