Police Minister Bheki Cele has refuted claims that officers are going easy on cabinet ministers and other officials during the coronavirus lockdown.
Police Minister, Bheki Cele, has urged South Africans not to allow the country to slip into the same situation as several Western and European countries – where the coronavirus death rate continues to soar.
Police have warned members of the public violating the lockdown regulations to be ready to face the full might of the law.
Minister of Police Bheki Cele says the Western Cape has reinstated a ban on the sale of cigarettes during the lockdown period.
The South African arm of British American Tobacco urged the government on Saturday to reconsider its ban on cigarette sales during the nationwide coronavirus lockdown, saying it would have unintended consequences.