The African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP) says 84 people have been murdered in Cape Town since the beginning of December.
Community leaders in Kliptown, Soweto are calling on the Gauteng provincial government to increase police visibility in the area.
Police say their forensic teams and detectives are still busy with investigations.
Four learners at Humansdorp Senior Secondary school in the Eastern Cape were hospitalised after being attacked by an alleged group juveniles gangsters.
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the issue of murder and gangsterism on the Cape Flats once the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) has been withdrawn.