Army vs Gangs - Time for South African Govt to Make the Call?
The Democratic Alliance has led a march from Nyanga to Manenberg, making what the official opposition party says is their 14th call to the national government to send in the army to deal with gangsterism, drugs and violence in the Cape Flats.
News24Wire, 19 July 2018
The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) will not be deployed to deal with gangsterism and high crime rates in Cape Town's low-income communities, Police Minister Bheki… Read more »
Daily Maverick, 19 July 2018
Western Cape authorities have requested the deployment of the army to address violent crime on the Cape Flats on 13 occasions over the past six years. On Thursday, the DA is hoping… Read more »
Democratic Alliance supporters bear signs saying 'The ANC is Killing Us' at the #SendTheArmyNow march in Cape Town.
"One of the cash heist kingpins who was recently arrested was not only an ANC employee at Luthuli House, but also an elected ANC branch secretary," said Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane.
Nyanga Police Station where the Democratic Alliance started its #SendTheArmyNow march.
Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has requested the National Defence Force to be deployed to help crack down on what chairperson of the Mitchells Plain community police forum Abie ... Read more »