Question NW1800 to the Minister of Police
01 September 2021 - NW1800
Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Police
With reference to his announcement, a few days after the protests that followed the arrest of the former President, Mr J G Zuma, that about 12 suspects were identified for instigating the specified protests, what (a) are the names of the specified suspects and (b) exact number of suspects had been arrested?
(a). The South African Police Service (SAPS), shall not mention the names of suspects, until they are charged in a court of law.
(b). As at 23 August 2021, a total of 16 persons had been arrested, appeared in various courts and are now accused persons on charges, relating to incitement to commit crime.
Reply to question 1800 recommended
GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Reply to question 1800 approved
MINISTER OF POLICE
GENERAL BH CELE, MP