With typical bluster, Bheki Cele refused to let the fact of a bloody weekend on the Cape Flats ruin his version of the army deployment.
Improved police visibility and a focus on illegal shebeens are some of the impacts that Nyanga CPF says the army has had since deployment in the township nineteen days ago.
The deployment of the army in Cape Flats townships invokes the states of emergency of the 1980s. It’s a different time, a different war.
The call by the Western Cape government for the deployment of the SANDF in crime ridden areas of the City has received mixed reactions from Community Police Forums.