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[BREAKING NEWS] Army to be deployed in Cape Town

11 July 2019 8:29 PM
Tags:
SANDF
Crime
Delft
Hanover Park
Bonteheuwel
Bheki Cele
Violence
Philippi East
South African National Defence Force
The SANDF will be deployed in violence-riddled communities in Cape Town, the office of Police Minister Cele said on Thursday.
FILE: An SANDF Olifant Mk 2 Battle Tank on manoeuvrability display at the African Aersospace and Defence exhibit at Waterkloof Airbase. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN

The South African National Defence Force will be deployed in violence-riddled communities in Cape Town, the office of Police Minister Bheki Cele said on Thursday.

The areas include Bonteheuwel, Delft, Hanover Park and Philippi East.

On the weekend at least 11 people were shot dead in Philippi East.

There were seven murders in Delft and two in Hanover Park since last Friday.

This is a breaking news story. Follow EWN for more.


11 July 2019 8:29 PM
Tags:
SANDF
Crime
Delft
Hanover Park
Bonteheuwel
Bheki Cele
Violence
Philippi East
South African National Defence Force

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