What progress in Cele's '48 hour shebeen shutdown'?

It's been two days since Minister of Police Bheki Cele ordered Western Cape officials to close down all illegal shebeens within 48 hours.

The minister was addressing an Imbizo in George where he slammed shebeens as major enablers of crime and called for stricter laws that will clamp down on under-age drinking.

John Maythan spoke to the Western Cape Liquor Authority's Philip Prinsloo about the progress so far.

We issued up to R250 000 in noncompliance fines when it comes to the licensed premises.

Philip Prinsloo, Communications director - Western Cape Liquor Authority

This is to send a message that if you don't comply with the legislation, we will come for you.

Philip Prinsloo, Communications director - Western Cape Liquor Authority

Find out how many premises they have been closed down...


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