CELE: Gangsters and gang leaders,your days are numbered


CAPE TOWN – Police Minister Bheki Cele said it was too early to say whether the SANDF’s deployment to troubled gang areas would be extended.Defence force members have been deployed to 10 Cape Town neighbourhoods to as act as support for police.

The idea was to stabilise the gang-ridden areas for long enough to break the back of the problem.Cele said that police had already arrested 1,000 people since Operation Lockdown began last month.Just less than a month ago soldiers rolled into gang-ridden areas in Cape Town for an initial period of three months to support police in their anti-gang operations.

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