Following Bheki Cele’s announcement that the SANDF will be deployed in Cape Town to help the Police fight gangsterism, News 24 has revealed the gang hot-spots that the army will be deployed.
These areas are:
- Bishop Lavis
- Mitchells Plain
- Elsies River
According to reports, the 10 areas contributed to 42% of attempted murders in the province.
Cele on Thursday evening said he and Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula had asked Ramaphosa to approve the deployment of the defence force to help the police in a stabilisation operation in the Western Cape’s ganglands.