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Bheki Cele anti-gang unit fully operational in the Cape Flats

12 October 2018 8:56 AM
Tags:
Bishop Lavis gang violence
Jeremy Vearey
bonteheuwel gang violence
Cape Town shutdown
According to Major General Jeremy Vearey, the unit started on Tuesday responding to a gang-related shooting in Lavender Hill.

Major General Jeremy Vearey has confirmed that the specialised gang unit that Police Minister Bheki Cele spoke about a few weeks ago to be deployed in the Cape Flats and is already operational.

He says the unit's first response was in Lavender Hill where there was a gang shooting and the unit responded in an improved amount of time.

Read: Gangsterism 'a response to socio-economic problems' - NPO

It is operational as from Tuesday and it is responding much better than before.

Jeremy Vearey, WC Deputy Commissioner of Detectives

Vearey explained how the unit was formed and how it works.

It has a multidisciplinary and multi-operational stream, streams of policing under one command and that command is that of Major General Andre Lincoln.

Jeremy Vearey, WC Deputy Commissioner of Detectives

It includes an intelligent input that involves resources that seek to identify threats correctly and accurately.

Jeremy Vearey, WC Deputy Commissioner of Detectives

It has a dedicated investigative capacity that focuses on murder and attempted murders as well as Prevention of organised crimes (Poca).

Jeremy Vearey, WC Deputy Commissioner of Detectives

To hear the rest of the conversation with Jeremy Vearey, listen below:


12 October 2018 8:56 AM
Tags:
Bishop Lavis gang violence
Jeremy Vearey
bonteheuwel gang violence
Cape Town shutdown

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