Gun violence persists in Cape Town

CAPE TOWN - There are demands for more action to curb gang-related violence on the Cape Flats.

Western Cape Community Safety Committee Chairperson, Reagan Allen, said the deployment of the SANDF alone was never going to solve the problem.

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A police officer was gunned down by four men in his home last week.

It's believed the killing is gang-related.

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"The SANDF was not going to be a silver bullet," said Allen.

He stated the need for improved crime intelligence and an improvement in the societal approach to gun violence and gangsterism.


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