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27 November 2017 - NW3213

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Lekota, Mr M to ask the Minister of Police

Whether, with reference to his involvement and conduct on the N1 highway with members of the SA Police Service (details furnished) during the arrest of 10 men who were allegedly suspects in the killings that took place in the Marikana settlement in Phillipi, Cape Town, (a) (i) he has found that the deceased whose coffin was violated and searched during the operation was a suspect in the matter, (ii) it was proper for him to post photos of the arrested suspects on social media before they had appeared in court and (iii) he regrets the specified incident and the role he played therein and (b) he intends to make amends with those whose human and constitutional rights were violated; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

(a)(i) The Minister of Police visited a scene on the N1 highway, at the Huguenot tunnel, where eight suspects were apprehended. He asked for their names and destination and urged them to cooperate with the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) investigation. The Minister did not attend any scene where a coffin was searched or present.

(a)(ii) Not applicable.

(a)(iii) Not applicable.

(b) Not applicable.

27 November 2017 - NW3205

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1)What progress has been made with case number CAS 440/5/17 at the Brixton Police Station; (2) whether he will make a statement on the matter?

Reply:

(1) A case of fraud is being investigated. The Investigating Officer made contact with the person who completed the 3M(a), Preamble to Statement and the 3M(b), A1 Statement, as attached in the case docket, which provide information on the complainant. This person promised to identify someone who will assist the Investigating Officer. To date, this information has not been brought forward.

The A1 statement was submitted by an advocate, who is currently in the United States of America (USA) and the statement was not made under oath. The Investigating Officer also visited the church, which is the object of the dispute, to conduct further investigation.

The Investigating Officer will again approach the abovementioned person, to assist him in the investigation of the case.

(2) No, a statement will not be made on the matter.

27 November 2017 - NW3244

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Kohler-Barnard, Ms D to ask the Minister of Police

What number of cases of bestiality were (a) reported, (b) investigated and (c) prosecuted in (i) each province and (ii) each of the past three financial years?

Reply:

(a)(b)(c)(i)(ii)

(i) Province

(ii) 2014/2015

 

(a) Reported

(b) Investigated

(c) Prosecuted

Eastern Cape

14

14

11

Free State

5

5

3

Gauteng

4

4

3

KwaZulu-Natal

6

6

4

Limpopo

12

12

10

Mpumalanga

1

1

1

North West

5

5

4

Northern Cape

2

2

2

Western Cape

5

5

5

TOTAL

54

54

43

(i) Province

(ii) 2015/2016

 

(a) Reported

(b) Investigated

(c) Prosecuted

Eastern Cape

11

11

6

Free State

5

5

5

Gauteng

9

9

7

KwaZulu-Natal

5

5

2

Limpopo

9

9

7

Mpumalanga

3

3

3

North West

2

2

1

Northern Cape

2

2

1

Western Cape

4

4

2

TOTAL

50

50

34

(i) Province

(ii) 2016/2017

 

(a) Reported

(b) Investigated

(c) Prosecuted

Eastern Cape

3

3

2

Free State

5

5

2

Gauteng

3

3

1

KwaZulu-Natal

2

2

0

Limpopo

4

4

2

Mpumalanga

4

4

0

North West

2

2

1

Northern Cape

4

4

4

Western Cape

7

7

7

TOTAL

34

34

19

27 November 2017 - NW3092

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Brauteseth, Mr TJ to ask the Minister of Police

What is the (a) current status of the investigation into the alleged existence and activities of the Cato Manor Death Squad and (b) by what date does his department envisage the completion of specified investigation?

Reply:

(a) The status of the Cato Manor Investigation is that the cases are currently in the Durban High Court pending the determination of a trial date. The case was in court on 10 November 2017 and was then further remanded to 08 October 2018 due to the accused awaiting a separate Court process in their challenge of the racketeering charges authorized by the National Director of Public Prosecutions.

(b) The investigation was completed in 2012 and the accused appeared in Court on the 24 August 2012, after which the case was remanded to the High Court

One of the accused General Booysen then challenged the racketeering charge against him, the Court found in his favour , then the charges against him were dropped.

After the appointment of the new NDPP, Adv Shaun Abrahams, the charges were reinstated. General Booysen now with all the accused are challenging the racketeering charges, hence the case has been remanded to 08 October 2018 to allow that process to be concluded

27 November 2017 - NW2266

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1)For what exact period was the private residence of the Minister of Public Enterprises, Mr N P Nhleko, in KwaZulu-Natal in the care of the SA Police Service (SAPS); (2) (a) for what period and (b) how many (i) SAPS members and (ii) different types of vehicles was the specified residence in the care of the Public Order Police division; (3) (a) who (i) gave persmission and/or (ii) provided authorisation for the protection of the residence and (b) what were the costs associated with this protection; (4) whether his department took any steps to recover the costs from Mr NP Nhleko; if not, why not; if so, what steps; (5) whether he will make a statement regarding the matter?

Reply:

1. From 5 July 2014 to 20 July 2017.

(2)(a) The residence was guarded on a 24-hour basis.

(2)(b)(i) Two members were on duty during the day and two, during the night, thereby maintaining a 24-hour guard duty capacity.

(2)(b)(ii) A Nyala armoured vehicle was permanently posted at the said residence. An additional soft top vehicle, single/double cab bakkie or a combi, was used by the members, who performed duties at the residence.

(3)(a)(i)(ii) The former Minister of Police, Minister Nhleko, was afforded static guard duties by the Provincial Commissioner: KwaZulu-Natal, as a result of his portfolio, as the Minister of Police.

(3)(b) Salaries: Constables @ R 17,79, per hour x 2 shifts (normal rate) = R 853,92. Sunday rate @ R35,58, per hour. Total for the period is R813 785,76.

Fuel: 60km @ R4, 98 km, per day = R298,80 x 2 = R597,60 for a 24 hour period x 1 110 days = R663 336,00.

(4) No, Minister Nhleko was the Minister of Police during the period of guard duties and was, therefore, afforded static guard duties at his residence, by the Provincial Commissioner based on the Minister’s portfolio.

(5) No.

27 November 2017 - NW3227

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Mackenzie, Mr C to ask the Minister of Police

(1)What number of SA Police Service (SAPS) members are on duty for each shift at the Johannesburg International Mail Centre; (2) whether any plans have been put in place to increase the number of SAPS members on duty for each shift at the specified facility; if not, why not; if so, by (a) what number and (b) which date?

Reply:

(1)

Four members are currently working at the Mail Centre, at the OR Tambo International Airport. The Mail Centre operates from 07:30 to 16:00, from Monday to Friday and is, therefore, not operational on a 24-hour shift basis.

(2)(a)(b)

The Component: Organisational Development, is currently revising the structure of the South African Police Service (SAPS), at the OR Tambo International Airport. Once a revised structure has been approved, the SAPS Management will revisit the deployment at the Mail Centre and other environments, to enhance law enforcement at the airport.

27 November 2017 - NW2946

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Wilson, Ms ER to ask the Minister of Police

(1)(a) What number of persons were identified by the SA Police Services (SAPS) as having been victims of human trafficking (i) leaving the country and (ii) brought into the country in each province in each of the past five financial years, (b) what is the country of origin of each victim and (c) in which country was each victim rescued; (2) (a) whether the SAPS apprehended a suspect in each case and (b) what is the current status of each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i) The number of persons that were identified by the South African Police Service (SAPS), as having been victims of human trafficking and who were leaving the country, is as follows:

Province

2012/2013

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

Total

Eastern Cape

0

0

0

0

0

0

Free State

0

0

0

0

0

0

Gauteng

3

3

2

1

0

9

KwaZulu-Natal

0

0

0

0

0

0

Limpopo

0

0

0

0

0

0

Mpumalanga

0

1

0

0

0

1

North West

0

0

0

0

0

0

Northern Cape

0

0

0

0

0

0

Western Cape

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

3

4

2

1

0

10

(1)(a)(ii) The number of persons that were identified by the SAPS, as having been victims of human trafficking and who were brought into the country, is as follows:

Province

2012/2013

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

Total

Eastern Cape

0

0

0

0

0

0

Free State

0

0

0

0

1

1

Gauteng

0

0

0

12

12

24

KwaZulu-Natal

0

0

0

0

65

65

Limpopo

0

53

72

32

13

170

Mpumalanga

5

2

0

0

0

7

North West

0

0

0

4

64

68

Northern Cape

0

0

0

0

0

0

Western Cape

2

1

2

0

0

5

Total

7

56

74

48

155

340

(1)(b)(c) and (2)(a)(b) An annexure is attached and contains the following information:

(1)(b) The country of origin of each victim.

(1)(c) The country where the victims were rescued.

(2)(a) Suspects apprehended.

(2)(b) The current status of each case.

27 November 2017 - NW2949

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Walters, Mr TC to ask the Minister of Police

(a) What is the total number of (i) A-status, (ii) B-status and (iii) C-status border posts that are manned by the SA Police Service and (b) what was the total (i) number of staff employed and (ii) annual expenditure in each case for each of the past five financial years?

Reply:

(a)(i) A-Status (Commercial Ports of Entry):

40 Commercial Ports of Entry, comprising 21 Land Ports of Entry, 10 Air Ports of Entry and nine Sea Ports of Entry.

(a)(ii) B-Status (Semi-Commercial Ports of Entry):

28 Semi-Commercial Ports of Entry.

(a)(iii) C-Status (Non-Commercial Ports of Entry):

4 Non-Commercial Ports of Entry.

1 Tourist Access Facility.

(b)(i)(ii) Number of staff employed:

 

(ii)

2013/2014

(ii)

2014/2015

(ii)

2015/2016

(ii)

2016/2017

(ii)

2017/2018

 

*SAPS

**PSA

SAPS

PSA

SAPS

PSA

SAPS

PSA

SAPS

PSA

(i) A-Status

4 991

569

4 675

345

4 432

339

4 467

321

4 737

324

(i) B-Status

471

86

415

65

493

77

487

75

515

67

(i) C-Status

51

13

49

13

47

12

48

5

43

10

Total

5 513

668

5 139

423

4 972

428

5 002

401

5 295

401

* Personnel employed in terms of the South African Police Act.

** Personnel employed in terms of the Public Service Act.

(b)(ii) Annual expenditure for border posts and the management thereof is inclusive of compensation for employees, as well as other operational expenses.

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018 up to the 2nd Quarter

R1 540 486 160,00

R1 614 556 215,00

R1 685 715 156,00

R1 801 089 780,00

R979 389 218,00 (up to 30 Sept 2017)

27 November 2017 - NW3403

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Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Police

What number of drug-related cases from the Boksburg North Police Station in Gauteng (a) went to court and (b) ended in successful convictions in the 2016-17 financial year?

Reply:

a) A total of 691 drug-related cases from the Boksburg North Police Station went to court during the 2016/2017 financial year.

b) A total of 89 drug-related cases ended in successful convictions in the 2016/2017 financial year.

27 November 2017 - NW3296

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1)What is the cost attached to providing personal protection for a certain person (name and particulars furnished) since 1 November 2016; (2) whether he will make a statement about the matter?

Reply:

1. The total cost for providing security for the specified person, from 1 November 2016, is R 797 724,62.

2. No, further details may expose protected security information, furthermore a statement is not a requirement, in terms of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA).

27 November 2017 - NW3115

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

Whether any (a) company, (b) nonprofit organisation and/or (c) individual consultant has been awarded a contract to facilitate the public consultation process for the White Paper on Safety and Security; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (i) what is the name of the entity or individual, (ii) what was the monetary value of the tender awarded, (iii) on what date was the tender approved and (iv) what competitive bidding process was followed to ensure compliance with proper procurement procedures and a cost-effective outcome?

Reply:

The Civilian Secretrariat for Police Service (CSPS) has not awarded any contract to any company, nonprofit organisation or individual consultant to facilitate the public consultation process for the White Paper on Saftey & Security.

A consultant has been contracted by an International Development Partner, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), to provide technical assistance to the Civilian Secretariat to draft an implementation framework and related outputs for the White Paper on Safety and Security. The focus of this consultant’s assignment is research, which is complemented by a process of engagements accross different government sectors and spheres and with relevant civil society and academic role-players active in the violence and crime prevention sector.

The GIZ support to the CSPS is being provided in the framework of the ongoing South African-German cooperation programme on violence and crime prevention, the German contribution to which is implemented on behalf of the German government by GIZ. The programme is part of the bilateral cooperation between the two countries.

  1. The consultant’s name is Ms. Melanie Lue-Dugmore
  2. The value of the contract between GIZ and the consultant is up to a maximum of R280.000. GIZ is covering the costs of professional fees, while the Civilian Secretariat is covering the travel and accommodation costs of the consultant during the performance of the assignment.  
  3. The contract period is from 18 August 2017 to 31 March 2018.
  4. The services of the consultant were procured by GIZ strictly in line with its standard procurement rules and regulations. The contract was awarded directly on the grounds of cost efficiency and highly suitable expertise based on the fact that the consultant had previously played an instrumental role in the development of the White Paper on Safety and Security as part of the team from the Consortium on Crime and Violence Prevention, which had originally been contracted by the Civilian Secretariat to assist in the drafting of the White Paper.

27 November 2017 - NW3091

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Bara, Mr M R to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many SA Police Service (SAPS) members that formed part of the Cato Manor Serious and Violent Crime Unit were suspended as a result of alleged death squad operations that were carried out by the unit (details furnished) (b) of these how many (i) passed away whilst on suspension, (ii) retired whilst on suspension, (iii) are still on suspension and (iv) have had their suspension lifted and (c) in each case what are the relevant details including the (i) full names, (ii) rank and (iii) date of suspension; (2) (a) how many of the members are currently facing disciplinary action and (b) what are the status of these actions?

Reply:

(1)(a) There were 24 members, who formed part of the Cato Manor Serious and Violent Crime Unit.

(1)(b)(i) One member passed away whilst on suspension.

(1)(b)(ii)) Eight members retired whilst on suspension.

(1)(b)(iii) Fifteen members are still on suspension.

(1)(b)(iv) No members have had their suspensions lifted.

(1)(c)(i)(ii)(iii)

No

Rank

Initials and Surname

Date of suspension

Service Termination

 

Major General

JL Booysen

 

2017-02-28 (early retirement)

 

Lt Colonel

JM Olivier

2012-11-09

2017-01-31 (retirement)

 

Captain

SJ Smith

2012-11-09

 
 

Captain

A Lockem

2012-11-09

2016-05-31 (resigned)

 

Captain

N Crouse

2012-11-09

 
 

Lieutenant

M Panday

2012-11-09

 
 

Lieutenant

MW Thabethe

2012-11-09

2016-06-30 (resigned)

 

Warrant Officer

R Naidoo

2012-11-09

 
 

Warrant Officer

B Zondi

2012-11-09

2015-12-31 (purchasing discharge)

 

Warrant Officer

TE Mdlalose

2012-11-09

 
 

Warrant Officer

EA Nel

2012-11-09

2016-05-31 (purchasing discharge)

 

Warrant Officer

ME Nkabane

2012-11-09

 
 

Warrant Officer

A Pillay

2012-11-09

 
 

Warrant Officer

J Marten

2012-11-09

 
 

Warrant Officer

CJ Smith

2012-11-09

 
 

Warrant Officer

PW George

2012-11-09

2017-06-30 (early retirement)

 

Warrant Officer

P Makhanya

2012-11-09

 
 

Warrant Officer

A Ghaness

2012-11-09

 
 

Warrant Officer

G Padayachee

2012-11-09

 
 

Warrant Officer

AFJ Staltz

2012-11-09

 
 

Warrant Officer

PJ Mostert

2012-11-09

2016-07-31 (early retirement)

 

Sergeant

RC Lee

2012-11-09

 
 

Sergeant

TM Mkhwanazi

2012-11-09

 
 

Captain

N Eva

2012-11-09

(deceased)

(2)(a) A total of 15 members, are currently facing disciplinary action.

 

(2)(b) The members are still on suspension.

27 November 2017 - NW3116

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

What are the (a) full names and (b) current occupation or professional designation of each person serving on the disciplinary committee that is investigating allegations against a certain person (name and details furnished)?

Reply:

The disciplinary hearing is chaired by Advocate Terry Motau, SC, a practising advocate at the Johannesburg Bar. The employer representative (pro forma prosecutor), is Advocate MJ Ramaepadi, also a practising advocate at the Johannesburg Bar.

27 November 2017 - NW2854

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

(1)What number of civilians (a) currently have one or more firearms registered in their names on the Central Firearm Register (CFR) and (b) have used the specified registered firearms for (i) criminal activities and/or (ii) homicide; (2) what number of (a) civilian firearms registered in the CFR have been reported as lost or stolen and (b) the specified firearms have been recovered since 1 January 2007; (3) what number of unregistered firearms have been recovered by the SA Police Service since 1 January 2007; (4) what number of (a) firearms registered to state entities, including the SA National Defence Force, State Security Agency, National Intelligence Agency, SA Police Service and any other law enforcement entity, have been reported as lost or stolen and (b) the specified firearms have been recovered since 1 January 2007?

Reply:

(1)(a) On 20 September 2017, a total of 1 661 158 individual firearm owners (civilians) had one or more firearms registered in their names, on the Central Firearm Register (CFR) data base.

(1)(b)(i)(ii) The information with regards to paragraph (1)(b)(i) and (ii), is not readily available as it must be verified, before the information can be submitted. A request is hereby made for an extension, in order to provide the correct information, as soon as it is received.

(2)(a) A total of 81 931 firearms, registered on the CFR data base, belonging to individual firearm owners (civilians), were reported lost or stolen during the period, 1 January 2007 to 20 September 2017.

(2)(b) A total of 37 411 firearms with serial numbers, were recovered during the period, 1 January 2007 to 20 September 2017, which are linked to individuals firearms owners (civilians), who are registered on the CFR data base.

(3) A total of 29 682 unregistered firearms, (firearms with a serial numbers that has never been registered on the CFR database, or where the serial numbers have been erased/filed off, or firearms with duplicate serial numbers), were recovered during the period, 1 January 2007 to 20 September 2017.

(4)(a) A total of 15 489 firearms, belonging to official institutions, were reported lost or stolen during the period, 1 January 2007 to 20 September 2017.

(4)(b) A total of 4 980 firearms, with serial numbers, were recovered during the period, 1 January 2007 to 20 September 2017, and were linked to official institutions, as registered on the CFR data base

09 November 2017 - NW3030

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Madisha, Mr WM to ask the Minister of Police

Whether he intends withdrawing his statements at the relaunch of the SA Police Service Tactical Response Team (TRT) and Tracking Teams (details furnished); if not, why not?

Reply:

The Minister does not intend withdrawing the comments made at the launch of the SAPS Tactical Response Teams in Pretoria. The minister used accepted higher grade standard language in both isiZulu and English.

“Crushing of balls” means crushing violent criminals courage, it is accepted that the courage or aggression could come from the amount of testosterone produced hence the English saying.

“Bazowuchama bawuphuze” means those who do whatever acts (in this case, violent criminals) would receive concomitant and proportional response hence the isiZulu a idiom loosely translated as “they shall pee and drink their urine”

The Minister is on record promoting his new policy of de-escalation policing, depoliticized, professionalized and constitutional democracy policing.

30 October 2017 - NW3124

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Figlan, Mr AM to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Edenvale police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

0

0

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

(2)(a)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW2944

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Carter, Ms D to ask the Minister of Police

(1)On what date does a certain person (name furnished) reach retirement age; (2) whether his department has been approached with a request from the specified individual for early retirement from the SA Police Service; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

1. Employees of the South African Police Service (SAPS), who are appointed in terms of the SAPS Act, 1995 (Act No. 68 of 1995) and who have reached the age of 60 years, as provided for by the Pension Funds Amendment Act, 2001 (Act No. 65 of 2001), must retire with pension, upon reaching that age, except in extraordinary circumstances, as contained in section 45(7)(a) of the SAPS Act.

The specified person reached the age of 60, on 12 November 2016, but was employed on a contractual basis, for a period of seven years, following his appointment, on 10 September 2015, as the National Head of the Directorate of Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI), by the former Minister of Police.

2. No, the Department was not approached by the individual with a request for an early retirement from the SAPS.

30 October 2017 - NW2615

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Lekota, Mr M to ask the Minister of Police

Whether, with reference to the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry which concluded its inquiry three years ago, any progress has been made in giving effect to its recommendations especially in relation to (a) leadership and staffing at the Family, Child and Welfare Unit, (b) the allocation of staff to the Khayelitsha Police Station, (c) the release of monthly crime statistics, (d) the development of a new police station at Makhaza and (e) backlogs at the National Chemical Laboratory; if not, why not; if so what are the relevant details?

Reply:

a) The Commander of the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit (FCS), including four other members were dismissed in December 2016. Subsequently, Lieutenant Colonel Tantsi has been appointed as the Acting Unit Commander. The post will shortly be advertised, for the appointment of a permanent unit commander.

  • In August 2012, the personnel strength of the FCS Unit comprised 16 members, while in August 2017, it comprised 15 members.

b) The comparative staff allocation at Khayelitsha Police Station is as follows:

  • August 2012, the police station was allocated 310 members.
  • August 2017, the police station was allocated 324 members.

c) The policy that was approved by the South African Police Service (SAPS), in 2003, “Release of Crime Statistics: Department of Safety and Security” directs that crime statistics will be released annually. The policy states that, “A fully analysed and contextualised report on recorded crime in South Africa, including inter alia, the national, provincial and area statistics, will only be released and placed on the SAPS’s website, annually (once a year). Prior to its public release, the report will be presented to Cabinet, to inform the latter about its contents. Cabinet will then approve the release of the crime statistics to the public.

However, in 2016, the SAPS approached Cabinet to obtain approval for the release of crime statistics, on a quarterly basis. The process which is followed when releasing quarterly crime statistics, remains the same, i.e. Cabinet approves of the crime statistics to the public.

The SAPS does not intend to release monthly crime statistics, as this would have to be approved by Cabinet.

d) The clearance phase for the Makhaza (Khayelitsha) site, has been completed. The planning and design phase will be completed in the 2018/2019 financial year. Construction will commence and should be finalised within the 2022/2023 financial year.

e) The number of backlog case entries (exhibits), registered but not yet finalised, exceeding the prescribed timeframe at the end of August 2017, nationally is 1 872 of 43 251 entries.

It needs to be noted that, blood alcohol and other relevant toxicology-related analyses, are performed by the Department of Health and are therefore, not included in the above statistics.

30 October 2017 - NW2980

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

(1)(a) What is the total number of Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) Units that are currently operating at each police station in each province, (b) where are they located, (c) which police stations do they service, and (d) how many police members of each rank are currently stationed at each FCS unit in each case; (2) what is the total number of police members at each FCS unit who (a) underwent, and (b) passed (i) psychometric testing, (ii) detective training, (iii) child interview techniques and (iv) other specialised training?

Reply:

We are sourcing information from our provinces. It must be obtained from the provinces and verified, before it may be submitted.

30 October 2017 - NW3140

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Horn, Mr W to ask the Minister of Police

(a) What number of vehicles from the Rabie Ridge Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Four.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BTJ088B: 2017-10-05.

2. BSP169B: 2017-08-15.

3. BSY430B: 2017-09-08.

4. BSN764B: 2017-09-20.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Fuel problem.

2. Electrical problems.

3. Brake system and steering.

4. Clutch problem.

(2) 22.

 

30 October 2017 - NW2892

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Groenewald, Mr HB to ask the Minister of Police

What is the detailed (a) breakdown of and (b) valuation for current and non-current assets and investments held by (i) his department and (ii) each entity reporting to him according to (aa) listed assets (aaa) directly held and (bbb) indirectly held and (bb) unlisted investments (aaa) directly held and (bbb) indirectly held by each of the entities, in each case breaking the current assets and investments down by 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months and beyond 12 months?

Reply:

(a)(b)(i)(ii)(aa)(aaa)(bbb)(bb)(aaa)(bbb)

The South African Police Service does not possess any listed assets or unlisted investments, of a current or non-current nature.

30 October 2017 - NW3088

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Kohler-Barnard, Ms D to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What number of SA Police Service (SAPS) members (a) in each province and (b) in each rank are not in possession of (i) a valid driving licence and (ii) state authorisation for the driving of a police vehicle; (2) (a) what number of SAPS members (i) in each province and (ii) in each rank, who are not in possession of a valid driving licence, failed a driving test that was paid for by the state in each of the past three financial years and (b) in each case, (i) what number of driving tests did the specified SAPS member fail and (ii) what support is being offered to the member in order to ensure that he or she passes their driving licence?

Reply:

Sourcing information from our provinces.

30 October 2017 - NW3093

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Brauteseth, Mr TJ to ask the Minister of Police

What is the total number of cases of rhino horn poaching that were reported to the SA Police Service in (a) each province and (b) each national park (i) in the (aa) 2014-15, (bb) 2015-16 and (cc) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2017?

Reply:

We are sourcing information from our archives, as each case must be verified, before the information can be submitted

30 October 2017 - NW2708

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Bara, Mr M R to ask the Minister of Police

How many drug-busting operations were conducted by the (a) SA Police Service and/or (b) Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation at the (i) Reigerpark, (ii) Jabulani, (iii) Naledi, (iv) Rabie Ridge, (v) Dobsonville, (vi) Rietgat, (vii) Sebokeng and (viii) The Barrage Police Stations in Gauteng in each of the past 10 financial years?

Reply:

(a)(b)(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(v)(vi)(vii)(viii)

The information is attached.

30 October 2017 - NW2947

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Wilson, Ms ER to ask the Minister of Police

(1)(a) What number of (i) vehicles and (ii) livestock were identified by the SA Police Services (SAPS) as having (aa) left or (bb) entered South Africa illegally in each province in each of the past five financial years, (b) what is the country of origin of such goods and (c) in which country were such goods recovered in each case; (2) (a) whether the SAPS apprehended a suspect in each case and (b) what is the current status of each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(ii)(aa)(bb)(b)(c) and (2)(a)(b)

We are sourcing information that is required from our arcives, as each case must be verified, before the information can be submitted.

30 October 2017 - NW1576

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Motau, Mr SC to ask the Minister of Police

Whether he has started the process for the appointment of a permanent Head of the Directorate for Priority Crimes Investigation (DPCI) unit; if not, (a) why not and (b) by what date does he envisage the process to be started; if so, (i) what are the relevant details and (ii) by what date does he expect to appoint a new Head of the DPCI?

Reply:

Yes

a) Not applicable

b) Mid November 2017

Section 17CA (1 of SAPS Act) provides as thus:

(i) Minister of Police, with concurrence of cabinet, appoints National Head of DPCI for a non-renewable fixed term of not shorter than 7 years but not exceeding 10 years.

(ii) End of January 2018

30 October 2017 - NW3089

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Bara, Mr M R to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) how many SA Police Service (SAPS) members in each province have had their driving licences suspended (i) in the 2016-17 financial year and (ii) since 1 April 2017 and (b) in each case (i) what is the period of time for which the driving licence was suspended and (ii) what is the offence for which the driving licence was suspended; (2) was there any disciplinary action taken against the relevant SAPS member; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(b)(i)(ii) and (2)

 

 

(1)(a)(i)

(b)(i)

(b)(ii)

(2)

Province

Number of SAPS members who have had their driving licences suspended in 2016 and 2017

Period of time for which the driving licence was suspended

Offence for which the driving licence was suspended

Disciplinary action taken against the relevant SAPS member

North West

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Western Cape

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Eastern Cape

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Northern Cape

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

KwaZulu-Natal

9

One year

(one member)

One year

(one member)

Three months each (five members)

Six months

(two members)

Reckless and Negligence Driving

Reckless and Negligence Driving

Reckless and Negligence Driving

Misuse of Vehicle and Reckless and Negligence Driving

Disciplinary steps were taken and a verbal warning was issued.

Disciplinary steps were taken and a verbal warning was issued.

Disciplinary steps were taken and a verbal warning was issued.

No disciplinary steps were taken. It was found that the members were not at fault. The suspensions were based on the fact that they had had previous accidents.

Free-State

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Mpumalanga

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Gauteng

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Limpopo

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Total

9 members

     

(a)(ii)(b)(i)(ii) and (2)

 

(1)(a)(ii)

(b)(i)

(b)(ii)

(2)

Province

Number of SAPS members who have had their driving licences suspended from 1 April to 13 October 2017

Period of time for which the driving licence was suspended

Offence for which the driving licence was suspended

Disciplinary action taken against the relevant SAPS member

North West

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Western Cape

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Eastern Cape

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Northern Cape

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

KwaZulu-Natal

10

Three months

(one member)

Six months

(one member).

Six months

(one member).

Seven months

(one member).

Three months

(one member).

Indefinite (Member has an eye problem).

Six months

(one member).

Indefinite

(one member).

Six months

(one member).

Six months

(one member).

Reckless and Negligence Driving

Reckless and Negligence Driving.

Reckless and Negligence Driving.

Reckless and Negligence Driving.

Reckless and Negligence Driving.

Failing to report damage.

Drunk Driving.

Using motor vehicle without owner’s consent.

Reckless and Negligence Driving.

Reckless and Negligence Driving.

Disciplinary steps were taken, case is still pending.

Disciplinary steps were taken, case is still pending.

Disciplinary steps were taken, case is still pending.

Disciplinary steps were taken, case is still pending.

Disciplinary steps were taken, case is still pending.

No disciplinary steps. There was a dispute on who damaged the vehicle. Damage was discovered whilst state vehicle was in the member’s possession.

Disciplinary steps were taken. The member was found guilty and suspended from driving state vehicles for six months.

No disciplinary steps were taken because the member resigned.

No disciplinary steps taken, the member was hospitalised and died.

Disciplinary steps were taken. The member was issued with a written warning.

Free-State

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Mpumalanga

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Gauteng

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Limpopo

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

Not applicable

Total

10

     

30 October 2017 - NW3126

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Gqada, Ms T to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Tembisa police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

2

1

0

2015-04-30

2015-05-11

2016-10-12

Const Chauke

WO Kanyane

Capt Lamola (deceased)

(2) Yes, Tembisa, CAS 750/04/2015, CAS 272/08/2015 and CAS 237/10/2016.

(2)(a)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW3125

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Figlan, Mr AM to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Primrose police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

3

0

1

2015-08-06

2017-05-25

Capt Sukula

Capt Fakude

(2) Yes, Primrose, CAS 309/05/2017, 54/08/2015, 55/08/2015 and 56/08/2015.

(2)(a)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW2982

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Rabotapi, Mr MW to ask the Minister of Police

What are the relevant details of the shortages of (a) vehicles, (b) rape kits (c) DNA collection kits, (d) landline telephones, (e) bullet-proof vests, (f) two-way radios, (g) J88 forms (h) one-way mirrors for interview observations, (i) recording equipment for interviews and (j) laptops at each Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences unit at each police station in each province?

Reply:

Sourcing the information from our provinces. It must be obtained from the provinces and verified, before it may be submitted.

30 October 2017 - NW3056

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1)(a) What number of helicopters the air wing of the SA Police Service has in each province and (b) what number of the specified helicopters in each province (i) is fully operational and (ii) is scheduled for a service in respect of the (aa) type of service, (bb) duration of each service and (cc) scheduled date of service for each helicopter; (2) whether he will make a statement about the matter?

Reply:

(1)(a)

Province

Number Of Helicopters

Gauteng: Pretoria West

4

Gauteng: Wonderboom

2

Gauteng: Germiston

2

Limpopo

2

Mpumalanga

1

KwaZulu-Natal

3

Eastern Cape: Bhisho

2

Eastern Cape: Port Elizabeth

2

Western Cape

1

Northern Cape

1

Free State

2

North West

2

(1)(b)(i)

Province

Type of Helicopter

 

BK117

AS350B

MD500

R44

Gauteng: Pretoria West

0

0

N/A

N/A

Gauteng: Wonderboom

N/A

N/A

2

N/A

Gauteng: Germiston

N/A

1

N/A

N/A

Limpopo

N/A

0

N/A

1

Mpumalanga

N/A

1

N/A

N/A

KwaZulu-Natal

N/A

0

N/A

0

Eastern Cape: Bhisho

N/A

1

N/A

1

Eastern Cape: Port Elizabeth

N/A

1

N/A

1

Western Cape

N/A

1

N/A

N/A

Northern Cape

N/A

0

N/A

N/A

Free State

N/A

1

N/A

1

North West

N/A

1

N/A

1

(1)(b)(ii)(aa)(bb)(cc)

Province

Type

(aa)

Service

(bb)

Duration

(cc)

Date

Gauteng: Pretoria West

AS350B3

Midlife Inspection

Six Months

2017-03-06

Expected:

2017-11-30

 

AS350B3

Periodic Inspection

Two Months

2017-09-06 Expected:

2017-10-30

 

AS350B2

Periodic Inspection

Two Months

2017-10-02 Expected:

2017-11-17

 

BK117

Replacement Aircraft

Not Applicable

Expected Delivery:

2017-10-20

 

AS350B3

Periodic Inspection

Two Months

2017-08-04 Expected:

2017-10-31

Limpopo

AS350B3

Midlife Inspection

Six Months

2017-07-26 Expected:

2017-11-30

KwaZulu-Natal

AS350B3

Midlife Inspection

Six Months

2016-11-18 Expected:

2017-10-31

 

AS350B3

Periodic Inspection

Two Months

2017-08-28

Expected:

2017-10-30

 

R44

Periodic Inspection

Three Weeks

2017-10-04 Expected:

2017-10-20

Northern Cape

AS350B3

Periodic Inspection

Two Months

2017-08-23

Expected:

2017-10-31

(2) No.

30 October 2017 - NW3038

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Carter, Ms D to ask the Minister of Police

Has the SA Police Service (SAPS) found that a certain person (name furnished) who was involved in a certain incident (details furnished) was the target of an attempted hijacking; if so, (a) on what basis did they form the opinion and (b) did the SAPS take into consideration the fact that no attempt was apparently made to leave the vehicle undamaged for re-sale, as is usual in hijacking cases; (2) did the SAPS take the specified vehicle into custody for purposes of collecting evidence; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (3) (a) what is the (i) name and (ii) professional designation of the officer investigating the matter and (b) on what basis was this investigating officer selected to lead the investigation, given that there are more senior investigators available?

Reply:

(1) It is unknown at this stage of the investigation, whether the person who was involved in the incident mentioned, was a target of an attempted hijacking.

(1)(a) Not applicable.

(1)(b) Not applicable.

(2) The vehicle was not taken into custody for the purpose of collecting evidence, due to the breakdown services being instructed, by the mentioned person, to collect the vehicle from the crime scene.

(3)(a)(i)(ii) The details of the investigating officer cannot be disclosed, in order to allow the investigation to be conducted without fear or favour.

(3)(b) The investigating officer is experienced in cases of this nature.

30 October 2017 - NW2985

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Purdon, Mr RK to ask the Minister of Police

(1)How many drug intelligence reports were generated by the Division for Forensic Science (FSD) in the SA Police Service (SAPS) in (a) each of the past five financial years and (b) since 1 April 2017; (2) what is the current backlog in the generation of drug intelligence reports; (3) in (a) each of the past five financial years and (b) since 1 April 2017, what is the total number of (i) drug samples that were (aa) identified and (bb) classified and (ii) substances involved in the illicit synthesis and formulation of drugs were analysed by the FSD?

Reply:

(1)(a)(b) The following drug intelligence reports (meaning non-case finding reports), were issued:

 

2012/2013

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

1 April 2017 to 8 October 2017

Drug Intelligence reports issued by the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL), Chemistry Section

 0

 2

6

6

5

2

Drug Intelligence reports issued by the Division: Technology Management Services (ad hoc) to the FSL, Chemistry Section

19

8

9

8

19

13

             

2. There are currently no backlogs in respect of drug intelligence reports.

(3)(a)(b)(i)(aa)(bb)

Substance

2012/2013

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

1 April 2017 to 8 October 2017

Cathinones

3 771

5 874

5 753

6 163

6 982

2 905

Cocaine

4 087

4 454

3 440

2 872

3 388

1 841

Heroine and Morphine

10 714

15 454

16 874

16 323

20 772

10 766

LSD

30

16

18

14

10

6

Methamphetamine

21 200

24 117

26 653

28 367

31 842

15 445

Methaqualone

14 133

18 412

20 039

21 788

28 162

15 695

Other Amphetamine Type stimulants

437

548

594

431

576

310

Other Drugs

140

115

191

152

177

79

Ephedrines

323

180

225

110

100

61

Clan lab chemicals

4

45

24

19

4

7

Total

54 839

69 215

73 811

76 239

92 013

47 115

 

(3(a)(b)(ii)

 

Substance

2012/2013

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

1 April 2017 to 8 October 2017

Methcathinone

10

5

13

8

10

4

Methamphetamine

8

3

3

3

2

4

Cathinone + Methamphetamine

0

1

0

0

2

0

Methcathinone + Methamphetamine

1

 

0

2

0

0

Methaqualone

9

13

10

11

9

5

Other Amphetamine Type stimulants

0

 

0

1

0

1

30 October 2017 - NW3127

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Gqada, Ms T to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Sebenza police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

0

0

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

(2)(a)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW2955

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Van Dyk, Ms V to ask the Minister of Police

In each province, (a) what is the total number of (i) hot spots and (ii) vulnerable communities that were identified in rural areas through the partnership between the SA Police Service and each specified community, as envisioned in Pillar 1 of the National Rural Safety Strategy and (b) in each case, (i) what are the further relevant details and (ii) is an operational plan compiled to combat crime in the specified area?

Reply:

Sourcing the information from our archives, as each case must be verified, before the information can be submitted.

30 October 2017 - NW3130

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Groenewald, Mr HB to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Elsburg police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(aa) 2015/2016

(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

0

0

0

Not applicable

Not applicable

(2)(a)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW3133

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Hadebe, Mr TZ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of vehicles from the Primrose Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Six.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BTH884B: 2017-09-14.

2. BTN498B: 2017-08-14.

3. BTG005B: 2017-08-14.

4. BRW842B: 2017-08-14.

5. BTK376B: 2017-09-14.

6. BSC840B: 2017-10-14.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Accident damage.

2. Accident damage.

3. Accident damage.

4. Accident damage.

5. Mechanical (gearbox and engine head gasket blown).

6. Mechanical (gearbox and engine head gasket blown).

(2) 30.

30 October 2017 - NW3128

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Gqada, Ms T to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Bedfordview police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

0

1

0

2016-12-07

Capt SJ Nkosi

(2) Yes, Bedfordview, CAS 78/12/2016.

(2)(a)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW2187

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Gqada, Ms T to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What are the relevant norms and standards pertaining to the safety and security of armouries of the SA Police Service and (b) what steps are taken to ensure that armouries comply with the prescribed norms and standards; (2) (a) how many cases of theft have been reported from police armouries (i) in the (aa) 2014-15, (bb) 2015-16 and (cc) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2017 to the latest date for which information is available and (b) in each case, what are the particulars of the (i) type and (ii) quantity of weapons stolen?

Reply:

(1)(a) Norms and Standards applicable to the safety and security of Armourers in the South African Police Services are regulated in terms of SO(S) and

more specific SO(S) 21, 48, 51 and 55.

(b) In order to ensure that armouries comply with prescribed norms and

standards as stipulated in SO(S), parade inspections are conducted by immediate commanders, bi-annual inspections by appointed committee members, annual stocktaking, cycle counts, unannounced inspections, inspections by Internal Audit and Auditor General to ensure that firearms are correctly accounted for in terms of:

  • Location
  • Condition
  • Serial number
  • Competency
  • Type
  • Calibre

(2) aa) 2014/15

NATURE OF LOSSES

EASTERN CAPE

FREE STATE

GAUTENG

KWAZULU NATAL

LIMPOPO

MPUMALANGA

NATIONAL OFFICE

NORTH WEST

NORTHERN CAPE

WESTERN CAPE

THEFT OUT OF OFFICES/STORE

5

3

4

5

3

1

4

3

1

8

bb) 2015/16

NATURE OF LOSSES

EASTERN CAPE

FREE STATE

GAUTENG

KWAZULU NATAL

LIMPOPO

MPUMALANGA

NATIONAL OFFICE

NORTH WEST

NORTHERN CAPE

WESTERN CAPE

THEFT OUT OF OFFICES/STORE

8

 

24

18

 

 

4

2

3

 

 

cc) 2016/17

NATURE OF LOSSES

EASTERN CAPE

FREE STATE

GAUTENG

KWAZULU NATAL

LIMPOPO

MPUMALANGA

NATIONAL OFFICE

NORTH WEST

NORTHERN CAPE

WESTERN CAPE

THEFT OUT OF OFFICES/STORE

3

1

1

8

3

1

1

2

1

2

b)ii) 2014/15

NATURE OF LOSSES

EASTERN CAPE

FREE STATE

GAUTENG

KWAZULU NATAL

LIMPOPO

MPUMALANGA

NATIONAL OFFICE

NORTH WEST

NORTHERN CAPE

WESTERN CAPE

STOLEN

90

13

120

144

45

41

70

25

13

41

2015/16

NATURE OF LOSSES

EASTERN CAPE

FREE STATE

GAUTENG

KWAZULU NATAL

LIMPOPO

MPUMALANGA

NATIONAL OFFICE

NORTH WEST

NORTHERN CAPE

WESTERN CAPE

STOLEN

79

29

148

163

35

33

80

24

6

33

2016/17

NATURE OF LOSSES

EASTERN CAPE

FREE STATE

GAUTENG

KWAZULU NATAL

LIMPOPO

MPUMALANGA

NATIONAL OFFICE

NORTH WEST

NORTHERN CAPE

WESTERN CAPE

STOLEN

70

28

96

147

30

30

78

34

6

28

2(a)(ii) Since 1 April 2017

NATURE OF LOSSES

EASTERN CAPE

FREE STATE

GAUTENG

KWAZULU NATAL

LIMPOPO

MPUMALANGA

NATIONAL OFFICE

NORTH WEST

NORTHERN CAPE

WESTERN CAPE

STOLEN

34

5

45

65

14

12

36

14

5

18

30 October 2017 - NW2403

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

What is the total number of police stations in the country that have closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras installed in their Community Service Centres; (2) by what date will all police stations have CCTV cameras installed in their Community Service Centres?

Reply:

1. Over the years, on an ad-hoc basis according to individual needs, at least 88 police stations had Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras installed in their Community Service Centres (CSC), of which 12 are operational and 76 have reached the end of their lifespan and need to be replaced.

(2) The recently drafted Security Protocols at Police Stations Action Plan, addresses the issue of CCTV in the CSC’s. Depending on the budget allocation, as well as awarding of the CCTV contract, it is envisaged that there will be sites prioritised for implementation annually, from 2018 until 2024. Prioritisation of police stations will be made in consultation with provincial commissioners.

30 October 2017 - NW3131

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Groenewald, Mr HB to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of vehicles from the Boksburg North Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Six.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BSW236B: 2017-08-14.

2. BRW840B: 2017-08-15.

3. BSY701B: 2017-08-28.

4. BTG221B: 2017-09-06.

5. BSN321B: 2017-10-05.

6. BTC806B: 2017-10-05.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Brake system, steering, suspension overhaul and wheel alignment.

2. Accident damages.

3. Engine, minor repairs.

4. For inspection, cooling system and cylinder head.

5. Repairs.

6. Repairs.

(2) 36.

30 October 2017 - NW3123

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Figlan, Mr AM to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Tembisa South police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

0

3

0

2016-11-18

2017-03-03

Capt Novela

Sgt Molefe

(2) Yes, Tembisa South, CAS 184/11/2017 and CAS 78/03/2016.

(2)(b)(i) and (ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW3141

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James, Ms LV to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of vehicles from the Germiston Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Nine.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BTV052B: 2017-08-17.

2. BVB584B: 2017-09-12.

3. BTD291B: 2017-09-21.

4. BPV940B: 2017-09-28.

5. BTP909B: 2017-10-10.

6. BRS431B: 2017-10-09.

7. BNT533B: 2017-10-13.

8. BSW921B: 2017-10-11.

9. BTJ000B: 2017-10-13.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Power steering.

2. Panel Beating.

3. Service.

4. Tyre repairs.

5. Panel beating.

6. Mechanical problem.

7. Service.

8. Clutch.

9. Mechanical problem.

(2) 62.

30 October 2017 - NW3129

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Groenewald, Mr HB to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) How many suspects have escaped from the Germiston police station (i) in the (aa) 2015-16 and (bb) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) from 1 April 2017 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, (b) on what date did each person escape and (c) which police officers were on duty at the time of each escape; (2) whether a case of escape was registered in each case; if not, (a) why not and (b) what (i) is the name of the officer that failed to register such a case and (ii) action was taken against each officer in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(ii)(b)(c)

(i)(aa) 2015/2016

(i)(bb) 2016/2017

(ii)

1 April 2017 to date

(b)

Date of escape

(c)

Officers on duty

3

2

0

2016-09-24

2016-12-12

Lt Col Thapeli

Lt Col Qangase

(2) Yes, Germiston, CAS 243/06/2015, CAS 238/06/2015, CAS 430/08/2015, CAS 709/09/2016 and CAS 348/12/2016.

(2)(a)(b)(i)(ii) Not applicable.

30 October 2017 - NW3135

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Hoosen, Mr MH to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of vehicles from the Norkem Park Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Eight.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BRV123B: 2017-10-03.

2. BRV756B: 2017-10-04.

3. BTG809B: 2017-09-21.

4. BTD146B: 2017-08-04.

5. BTC185B: 2017-10-16.

6. BTN358B: 2017-09-07.

7. BSY263B: 2017-10-03.

8. BSZ562B: 2017-10-12.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Starter.

2. Breaks/fuel.

3. Accident.

4. Accident.

5. Timing belt.

6. Accident.

7. Starter and ignition.

8. Radiator.

(2) 16.

30 October 2017 - NW3132

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Hadebe, Mr TZ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of vehicles from the Sebenza Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Four.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BBTC571B: 2017-09-29.

2. BBSR986B: 2017-10-10.

3. BBTW005B: 2017-09-21.

4. BBSV520B: 2017-08-31.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Starter motor.

2. Engine oil leak.

3. Panel beating.

4. Starter motor.

(2) 10.

30 October 2017 - NW3136

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Hoosen, Mr MH to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of vehicles from the Kempton Park Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Six.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BPD121B: 2017-08-14.

2. BTV008B: 2017-09-26.

3. BTV057B: 2017-08-21.

4. BRY747B: 2017-08-29.

5. BSD567B: 2017-09-05.

6 BST702B: 2017-10-17.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Alternator.

2. Clutch overhaul.

3. Cylinder head.

4. Cylinder head.

5. Gearbox overhaul.

6. Engine and electrical problem.

(2) 17.

30 October 2017 - NW3134

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Hadebe, Mr TZ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What number of vehicles from the Bedfordview Police Station are currently at the mechanical workshop, (b) how long has each specified vehicle been at the mechanical workshop and (c) what are the reasons for each vehicle being at the mechanical workshop; (2) what number of operational vehicles does the specified police station currently have?

Reply:

(1)

a. Number of vehicles at the mechanical workshop.

Five.

b. Time frame (from which date).

1. BTL287B: 2017-09-04.

2. BSS598B: 2017-09-20.

3. BTD305B: 2017-09-13.

4. BRX515B: 2017-09-13.

5. BTB715B: 2017-10-12.

c. Mechanical problem.

1. Water leak.

2. Air conditioning pump.

3. Electrical problems.

4. Petrol pump.

5. Overheating.

(2) Eight.

30 October 2017 - NW2948

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Wilson, Ms ER to ask the Minister of Police

(a) What number of persons were identified by the SA Police Services as having entered South Africa illegally in each province in the past five financial years, (b) what is the country of origin of each person and (c) how much time did each person spend in the country before being apprehended?

Reply:

We are sourcing information that is required from our archives, as each case must be verified, before the information can be submitted.

30 October 2017 - NW2946

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Wilson, Ms ER to ask the Minister of Police

(1)(a) What number of persons were identified by the SA Police Services (SAPS) as having been victims of human trafficking (i) leaving the country and (ii) brought into the country in each province in each of the past five financial years, (b) what is the country of origin of each victim and (c) in which country was each victim rescued; (2) (a) whether the SAPS apprehended a suspect in each case and (b) what is the current status of each case?

Reply:

1. and (2)

We are getting information that is required from police station level, as each case must be verified, before the information can be submitted.