[LISTEN] CT City denies mandating security company to clear people from Clifton

Following public outrage after beachgoers were told to leave Clifton 4th beach at sunset by private security company PPA on Sunday.

The ANC has responded with outrage to the actions. ANC provincial secretary, Faiez Jacobs, his wife and their children were part of a group of 20 friends that were picnicking on Clifton 4th Beach when they were asked to leave.

Clement Manyathela speaks to Richard Bosman, the City's executive director for Safety and Security.

Bosman insists the actions of PPA were not authorised in terms of the CIty's by-laws and it will be laying a complaint.

They were employed by private individuals to guard their premises at Clifton.

Richard Bosman, Cape Town City Safety and Security executive director

Capetonian Fatima describes how she was asked to leave the beach. She says the City needs to take legal action and questions its denial of a relationship with PPA.

Listen to the interviews below:

Sara Jayne King, standing in for Pippa Hudson on CapeTalk, speaks to ANC Western Cape provincial secretary Faiez Jacobs about how his family was told to leave the beach.

He says they are arranging a picnic on Saturday 29 December at sunset to reclaim the public spaces for all who live in the city.

Take a listen:

The ANC expressed its outrage on Facebook.


This article first appeared on 702 : [LISTEN] CT City denies mandating security company to clear people from Clifton


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