Question NW2953 to the Minister of Police

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14 December 2017 - NW2953

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Vos, Mr J to ask the Minister of Police

(1)How many (a) kilometres of security border fences and (b) static observation posts at border crossings were (i) erected and/or (ii) repaired in terms of the National Rural Safety Strategy (aa) in each of the past five financial years and (bb) since 1 April 2017 in each province; (2) what is the total number of SA Police Service members who are currently stationed at each static border crossing observation post?


(1)(a)(b)(i)(ii)(aa)(bb) The South African Police Service (SAPS), does not erect or repair security border fences or static observation posts. This is the responsibility of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF).

2. Border crossing observation posts are monitored and manned by members of the SANDF.

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