A case of cops vs cops?

A case of cops vs cops?

Much of the gang violence in Cape Town has been fuelled by the sale of guns to criminals by members of the SAPS. Were two of the Western Cape’s most senior anti-gang specialists, Peter Jacobs and Jeremy Vearey, unexpectedly shafted by former acting National Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane because they were getting too close to finding out which policemen and politicians are in cahoots with the gang bosses?

One of the more controversial assertions made by Major-General Peter Jacobs, the shafted provincial head of Crime Intelligence in the Western Cape, in his submission to the Labour Court earlier this year is that the SAPS could be facing massive damages claims from the families of bystanders, many of them children, maimed or killed while caught up in gang warfare that has raged unstoppably in the region for years. At least 261 children were shot in the Western Cape between 2010 and 2016.

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Submitted by : beachcomber on 2017-10-17 17:16:20
"At least 261 children were shot in the Western Cape between 2010 and 2016."

If this isn't an indictment of the corruption within the SAPS I don't know what is.


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