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WC Police Commissioner slams reports of 'ditching' Masiphumele mobile station

Major-General Thembekile Patekile has spoken out against recent reports alleging that Masiphumele would no longer receive a mobile police station due to safety concerns.

The acting provincial police commissioner said the mobile police station would come into effect on Friday, adding that claims to the contrary could add fuel to the community's discontent over policing services and security.

That article is irresponsible and has a tendency of instilling more fear to the community.

Major-General Thembekile Patekile, WC Police Commissioner

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