11 July 2018 - NW1954
Sonti, Ms NP to ask the Minister of Police
(a} What is the total number of (i} land and (ii) house evictions that were (aa} executed and/or (bb} supported by the SA Police Service in (aaa} 2017 and (bbb) 2018, (b} where did each eviction take place and (c) what number of people were evicted in each case?
(b) and (c) The South African Police Service (SAPS} only supports the Municipal Police or the Sherriff of the Court when the evictions become violent and are classified as violent public protests. The SAPS does not keep the statistics of evicted people, since it is not a SAPS key function.
Reply to question 1954 recommended
LIEUTENANT GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
KJ SITOLE (SOEG)
Reply to question 1954 approved
MINISTER OF POLICE
BH CELE, MP