27 August 2020 - NW1335
Julius, Mr J to ask the Minister of Police
What total number of (a) arrests did the SA Police Service make for illegal invasions of land owned by the State and (b) the specified arrests resulted in prosecution in each (i) province and (ii) of the past five financial years?
(a)(b)(i) and (ii)
The crime, which is registered when an illegal invasion of land occurs, is "trespassing”. The South African Police Service (SAPS) systems do not contain information on whether the trespassing occurred on a private or state owned land. Therefore, the information, which is requested in this question, cannot be provided.
Reply to question 1335 recommended/
GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Reply to question 1335 approved
MINISTER OF POLICE
GENERAL BH CELE, MP