Police Minister Bheki Cele releases crime stats

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Kaya 959 Reporter Police Minister Bheki Cele released the crime statistics for the 1st quarter. The report reflects the crimes recorded during the Adjusted Lockdown Level 1,2 and 3 for the period 1 April to 30 June 2021. Contact crimes such as murder, attempted murder, sexual offences and all categories of assault registered a 60,… Continue reading Police Minister Bheki Cele releases crime stats

Bheki Cele says all stolen loot will be recovered

SAPS Minister Bheki Cele speaking with shopping centre management/ SAPS

By Kaya 959 News Police Minister Bheki Cele has committed to recovering loot stolen during last week’s unrest. Parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal were reduced to piles of trash and burning debris following riots and looting in the wake of former State President Jacob Zuma’s arrest. Cele was in KZN this week where he met… Continue reading Bheki Cele says all stolen loot will be recovered

Cele warns CPFs to act within the law during patrols

Minister of Police Bheki Cele visited Durban to assess the damage caused by looters/GCIS

By Kaya 959 News Community Policing Forums and patrollers have been urged to act within the ambit of the law. Acting minister in the Presidency,  Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, said they have seen reports of some armed community members brandishing firearms and/or dangerous weapons publicly in apparent retaliation against perpetrators of the public violence. “Government would like… Continue reading Cele warns CPFs to act within the law during patrols

Cele warns heads will roll over Zandspruit mob murders

General Bheki Cele seen with senior Gauteng SAPS officials at a briefing/ SAPS (Twitter)

By Kaya 959 News Police Minister General Bheki Cele has called for a thorough investigation into police action following the deaths of eight men in Zandspruit last week. Cele visited the informal settlement in Johannesburg at the weekend. Cele was joined by MEC of Community Safety in Gauteng, Faith Mazibuko and the pair met with… Continue reading Cele warns heads will roll over Zandspruit mob murders

Report reveals cops should not use automatic weapons during protests

By Kaya 959 News A report has revealed that automatic weapons should not be used for crowd management. The report of the Panel of Experts on Policing and Crowd Management was released by South Africa’s Minister of Police Bheki Cele. The panel was set up in April 2016 under Judge David Ntshangase, in line with… Continue reading Report reveals cops should not use automatic weapons during protests