Cape City – The Western Cape governing administration has increase the reward to R100 000 for any information and facts resulting in the arrest and prosperous conviction of police killers in the province.
“In the previous week 3 police officers have misplaced their lives, some even even though responding to the requires of the community they serve even though on obligation. My sincerest condolences go out to the loved ones, good friends, and colleagues of those people who have misplaced their lives,” community basic safety MEC Dan Plato mentioned on Sunday.
“The Western Cape governing administration condemns cop killings. Even though we have no operational control more than SAPS [South African Police Service] our governing administration is dedicated to supporting the difficult working officers who place their lives on the line every day to protect other individuals.
“This reward must be a solid warning to any person wishing to damage the courageous adult males and women who serve our communities – there are now an further a hundred 000 motives why you will not get away with it,” he mentioned.
Although no reward would carry back the fallen officers to their beloved types, he hoped that any person with credible information and facts on the incidents would do the appropriate matter and aid the police and regulation enforcement authorities.
It was vital to recall that police killings, however unrelated, remained the vicious functions of folks who did not symbolize the sentiment of the broader community.
Only a several in modern society have been dependable for these crimes. Those people dependable for the crimes have been, however, someone’s youngster, someone’s sibling, or someone’s neighbour, and these have been the persons that wanted to crack their silence and aid the police. Any information and facts must be documented to the SAPS Crime Quit number on 0861 10111.
“We will not allow for cowardly criminals to get away with their crimes unpunished. We will do everything in our electricity to ensure the basic safety of the persons of the Western Cape and our police officers,” Plato mentioned.
African News Agency (ANA)