Question NW105 to the Minister of Police

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04 March 2021 - NW105

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Joseph, Mr D to ask the Minister of Police

Whether, with reference to the application of a certain political party (name furnished) for the right to march on the Brackenfell High School on Friday, 20 November 2020, there were any identified organisations and/or groups who did not apply to participate in the march; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, how did the SA Police Service manage to avoid potential conflict?

Reply:

Yes, the operational commander addressed the group and warned them to disperse. The group dispersed, without any incident.

Reply to question 105 recommended/

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Date: 2021-02-26

Reply to question 105 approved

MINISTER OF POLICE
GENERAL BH CELE, MP
Date: 03/03/2021

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

QUESTIONS FOR WRITTEN REPLY

Internal Ref Number: 0018 2021

Submission Date: Question Asked By: Question Asked To:

08.02.2021

Mr Denis Joseph Minister of Police

Question:

1.In relation to the application made by the Economic Freedom Fighters for Friday 20 November 2020 where they marched to Brackenfell High School, will he advise (a) whether there were any organizations or groups identified who did not apply to participate in the march, if so, (b) how did the police mange avoiding potential conflict?

Contact: Asanda Sotenjwa (2960 or asandas@da.org.za)