Police Minister Bheki Cele has condemned the killings of six members of the Western Cape Anti-Gang Unit in Samora Machel in Phillippi, Cape Town, saying: "Attacking members of the South African Police Service is an attack on the state." Cele admitted in a previous statement that the Anti-Gang Unit did not have enough officials to deal with crime, and that police are working on ways to enhance the efficiency of the unit.
Police Minister Condemns Shooting of Anti-Gang Unit Members in Cape Town
News24Wire, 12 June 2019
Police Minister Bheki Cele has issued a 72-hour activation plan for what he calls an "attack on the state", following the shooting of six members of the Western Cape Anti-Gang Unit… Read more »
Gang Unit Not Enough for Cape Flats - Police Minister
GroundUp, 12 June 2019
"In the Western Cape, 1,875 people were murdered in the past six months alone," says MEC Read more »
Aerial photo of Manenberg in Cape Town (file photo).
Minister Condemns Attack On Anti-Gang Unit Officers
SAnews.gov.za, 12 June 2019
Police Minister, General Bheki Cele, has condemned the shooting and attack of six Anti-Gang Unit members in Nyanga, Cape Town, early this morning. Read more »
Anti Gang Unit Comes Under Attack in Samora Machel
SAPS, 12 June 2019
Six members of the Anti Gang Unit were shot and injured as they were tracing suspects in Samora Machel, Nyanga in the early hours of this morning. The members who were on a tracing… Read more »
6 SAPS Anti-Gang Unit Members Shot in Cape Town
Six members of the South African Police Service's Anti-Gang Unit (AGU) were shot and injured as they were tracing suspects in Samora Machel, Cape Town, in the early hours of… Read more »
According to the South African Police Service, more than 50 suspects have already been arrested since the anti-gang unit's deployment on 8 October. President Cyril Ramaphosa, ... Read more »
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