Police Mnister, Bheki Cele, says they have registered a 36% decline in cash-in-transit robberies countrywide. Cele announced that 230 people involved in CIT have been arrested.
National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole says the South African Police Services’ (SAPS) internal anti-corruption strategy has managed to expose more than 50 officers involved in cash-in-transit (CIT) robberies.
The case of nine men, including two police officers from the Sophiatown Police Station, is expected to be back in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday.
Police visibility appears to be yielding some results in Westbury after the specialised unit was deployed to the area, following violent protests earlier this month.
Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato says there are serious questions that need to be asked regarding Police Minister Bheki Cele’s recent announcement about the deployment of a new Anti-Gang Unit.
Eight people have been arrested in Westbury, Johannesburg on Saturday, in connection with murder and illegal drug possession.
The South African Police Service (SAPS) is worried about lack of human resources.
Funeral proceedings for the woman who was killed in cross-fire in Westbury, west of Johannesburg, are expected to get under way on Saturday morning.
Police have fired rubber bullets at protestors in Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg. The protests form part of a total shutdown against gangsterism and other crimes.
Residents of Westbury in Johannesburg say they hope the deployment of the police’s Tactical Response Unit (TRU) will help stabilise the area…