SAPS NEWS - EC Anti-Gang Strategy Rolled out in Northern Areas to Stabilise Ongoing Gang Violence......

SAPS NEWS - EC Anti-Gang Strategy Rolled out in Northern Areas to Stabilise Ongoing Gang Violence...

Gaining support and trust from the communities in gang stricken areas is key in arresting suspects and confiscating illegal firearms and drugs. One of


the strategies implemented by the Provincial Commissioner, Lt Gen Liziwe Ntshinga is to step up deployments in the Northern areas in our efforts to stabilise the ongoing gang violence that is plaguing the communities of Gelvandale and Bethelsdorp.

Since December 2018 the National Intervention Unit (NIU) and Tactical Response Team (TRT) from the Provincial office were assigned to the hotspot areas of Gelvandale and Bethelsdorp. Additional deployment from NIU and the Special Task Force (Pretoria) joined their counterparts in February


2019. These teams are concentrating on curbing the gang related incidents in the Northern areas....

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