14 December 2016 - NW2618
Esau, Mr S to ask the Minister of Defence and Military Veterans
(1)(a) What is the total number of burglary incidents that occurred at the Youngsfield Military Base in Wetton, Cape Town, in each year from 1 January 2014 to date, (b) what is the detailed breakdown of each burglary incident in terms of (i) the date on which it occurred, (ii) where it occurred at the base and (iii) what is the value of each item that was stolen, (c) what were the full details of the outcomes of the investigations conducted, including consequence management measures that were implemented; (2) whether she has found that there was collusion between staff and criminals; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) why (a) are the security guards not effective in combating the burglary incidents and (b) do they remain unarmed; (4) what is the total number of security guards that are on duty on a daily basis and what routine do the security guards follow to secure the military base; (5) does the military base comply with the security requirements according to the National Key Point legislation; if not, what are the full details of non-compliance?
1. (a) The number of burglary incidents since 01 January 2014 is 23.