Cele to get feedback on SANDF deployment in Cape Town

File: Police Minister Bheki Cele issued a statement, saying the docket is currently with the South African Police Service.

File: Police Minister Bheki Cele issued a statement, saying the docket is currently with the South African Police Service.

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CAPE TOWN - Police Minister Bheki Cele returns to the crime-ridden Cape Flats.

He'll visit the Mitchell's Plain Base Camp to receive a report on the recent deployment of troops there.

It's been several weeks since the army was deployed to gang hotspots across Cape Town.

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A spate of murders forced authorities to send in the army to support the police.

Western Cape Safety MEC Albert Fritz has acknowledged the army's presence is making a difference.

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