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This week, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) intervened in several high-crime areas in Cape Town. On Thursday, 8 SA Infantry battalion descended on Hanover Park and Manenberg to clamp down on gang violence.
The Department of Defence and Military Veterans says that is highly cash-strapped, and that this may impair its ability to perform its duties. Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula made the statement during a press briefing.
Questions have been raised after the Department of Public Works signed a R115 million contract to move a sensitive military unit from Thaba Tshwane in Pretoria to Centurion.
The Police Commissioner for Johannesburg has come forward to assure its citizens that the city doesn’t need the assistance of the South African army. This statement follows the decision made for SANDF to be deployed in Cape Town.
After the situation in the Western Cape reached an alarmingly serious and fatal point, it was announced that the South African National Defence Force will intervene. The military deployment will last 3 months.
The South African National Defense Force has been unleashed on the streets of the Western Cape today in answer to rampant violent crime and gangsterism.