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Bheki Cele

We can’t co-govern with criminality: Cele

Police Minister Bheki Cele says the police’s decision to retreat when they were being pelted with stones in the Johannesburg CBD last week was not an act of cowardice, but a necessary strategy. Cele together with Gauteng Premier David Makhura have visited the CBD where police are continuing with their counterfeit goods raids. Several[…]

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SANDF says Cele gave too much away: report

Police Minister Bheki Cele should not have announced when the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) was coming in to support the South African Police Services (SAPS) in the gang-infested areas of Cape Town. According to Netwerk24, this was the sentiment of SANDF spokesperson Brigadier General Mafi Mgobozi, who told[…]

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Tight security for President’s inauguration

Security will be heavily beefed up during Saturdays’ presidential inauguration at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria. Police Minister Bheki Cele announced that over 2500 officers will be deployed on the day. Cele has called on both the police and those attending the inauguration to exercise patience. “Make South Africa smell[…]

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Police minister to hold crime meeting in Lavender Hill

By Anees Teladia Religious leaders, Community Policing Forums, street committees, non-governmental organizations as well as parents and community members will have an opportunity to engage the Minister of Police, Bheki Cele on the impact of crime in the Western Cape. The crime imbizo is called “Community Mobilization against Crime” and[…]

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