The police minister says that the killing of six men in Khayelitsha at the weekend is linked to extortion rackets.
The KDF had harsh words for those who are involved in extortion of small businesses, informal traders and residents in Khayelitsha.
There is no clear plan to beef up detective services that were already overburdened before the deployment of the army.
The #TotalShutDown protest in Cape Town blocked roads a year after first attempting to stop traffic to highlight violence in communities, poor policing and a lack of service delivery.
The ‘latest’ crime statistics reveal that the murder rates are up and are concentrated in a few urban stations.
Insecurity in Khayelitsha as police dawdle in their duties and leave the Neighbourhood Watch without support.
Residents of Bonteheuwel and surrounding townships demanded answers from Police Minister, Bheki Cele, for promises police ministers had made in previous meetings with the communities,