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13 June 2017 - NW1010

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Redelinghuys, Mr MH to ask the Minister of Police

What is the detailed breakdown of the full inventory that the SA Police Service discovered during its raid conducted in Randburg’s central business district on 27 March 2017?

Reply:

The ammunitions that were recovered, were not recovered as a result of a raid, but as a result of a complaint which had been reported to the Randburg Police Station.

The following were recovered:

Firearms

 

Firearm

Quantity

1

AK 47 Rifle

7

2

R5 Rifle

1

3

M16 Rifle

1

4

Homemade Rifle

1

5

Handgun Pistol

18

6

Handgun Revolver

12

7

Uzi

1

8

9mm pistol barrel

2

Magazines

 

Firearm

Quantity

1

Rifle magazine

32

2

Pistol 9mm

10

Ammunitions

 

Firearm

Quantity

1

Rifle ammunition

7 boxes + 7 rounds of ammunition

2

9mm ammunition

17 boxes + 5 rounds of ammunition

3

.38 Special ammunition

2 boxes

4

1 bag with mixed calibres of ammunition

 

5

7 bags containing spent cartridges

 

Explosives

One improvised explosive device with:

  1. three connected mortars;
  2. three lengths of detonation cord; and
  3. three detonators.

One improvised explosive device with:

  1. four connected mortars;
  2. three lengths of detonation cord; and
  3. four detonators.

One improvised explosive device with:

  1. Outside cover of a bullet resistant vest (not a SAPS issue);
  2. Cellular telephone adapted to be an electronic switch, with protruding electric wires;
  3. Two flat squares of explosives (tiles), connected to each other;
  4. Explosive cord;
  5. Two detonators at each of the two ends of the cord, with one of the explosive tiles attached; and
  6. Two detonators.

One smoke grenade of a commercial type used on boats, which is detonated when they are in distress;

Four flares, commercial type used on boats, which is detonated when they are in distress.

One military grade smoke grenade.

One military stun grenade.

Two M26 hand grenades.

One F1 hand grenade.

Five teargas canisters.

One hand radio with charger.

One bag with bullet resistant jacket outers (not SAPS issue).

 

13 June 2017 - NW1338

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Redelinghuys, Mr MH to ask the Minister of Police

Whether the Acting National Police Commissioner made any appointments in terms of section 45(9) of the South African Police Service Employment Regulations of 2008 since 31 March 2017; if so, in each case, (a) what are the full names of the individuals who were appointed, (b) what position was each specified individual appointed to, (c) what are the qualifications of each individual, (d) what was the exceptional circumstances that warranted such deviations, (e) why was the deviation in the interest of the Service and (f) has he recorded the specified reasons in writing as required by section 45(9) of the specified regulations?

Reply:

(a) The full names of the individuals who were appointed are:

  • Denver Johann Hattingh;
  • Frank Boycie Saunders; and
  • Kholekile Goodwill Nonkewuse.

(b) The position each specified individual was appointed to is:

  • Lieutenant Colonel: Events Management
  • Colonel: Station Commander, Emanguzi, Kwa-Zulu Natal; and
  • Sergeant: Corporate Communication and Liaison, Eastern Cape.

(c) The qualifications of each individual are:

  • Hattingh: Grade Twelve (12) Certificate;
  • Saunders: Grade Twelve (12) Certificate, almost completed Bachelor of Policing Practice; and
  • Nonkewuse: Grade Twelve (12) Certificate and Certificate in Sound Engineering.

(d) The exceptional circumstances that warranted deviations were:

  • Hattingh: The officer served a period of more than 11 years in his previous rank. He has extensive experience within Corporate Communication and Liaison, especially in Events Management and he played an integral role in the organising and successful hosting of National Events such as the National Excellence Awards Event, POLMUSCA etc.
  • Saunders: Following issues raised by the community of Emanguzi to the President, the post of Station Commander: Emanguzi was upgraded, and a resolution was taken to fast track the appointment of a permanent Station Commander and to increase members to do policing in the Emanguzi-area in order to meet the challenges that existed and to stabilize policing in such area; and
  • Nonkewuse: The member, being a member of the Service for more than 9 years and holding the rank of Constable was inter alia responsible for Community Outreach Projects, and took it upon himself to train and manage the Provincial Choir. The choir became involved in Project Harmony which involves outreach events to support crime prevention messages through music. Under his leadership the Eastern Cape Choir became national champions and also won several external competitions, and built a sound relationship with the Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture, as well as the Department of Social Development whereby the choir is supporting an old age home through music concerts.

(e) The deviation was in the interest of the Service because:

  • Hattingh: A vacant funded post existed at Events Management, and the officer has been performing such duties with exemption. Numerous praises after successfully hosting such events were directly attributed to the officer’s involvement.
  • Saunders: Colonel Saunders was identified by the Provincial Commissioner Kwa-Zulu Natal as he possessed extensive skills in managing operational methods and intelligence driven means in curbing the scourge of crime that affects the community in the Emanguzi area;
  • Nonkewuse: The promotion of Sergeant Nonkeuse was strongly recommended by the Provincial Commissioner: Eastern Cape based on the member’s leadership-abilities and to retain his rare skills in the SAPS as he was offered employment by various other stakeholders, which would have resulted in the SAPS losing an asset, and would have had a negative impact on the Service.

(f) Yes, in every affected case, the Acting National Commissioner recorded the reasons in writing as required by section 45(9) of the specified regulations.

13 June 2017 - NW1192

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Stander, Ms T to ask the Minister of Police

How many (a) cases of rape in taxis have been reported in each province (i) in the (aa) 2014-15, (bb) 2015-16 and (cc) 2016-17 financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2017 and (b) of these investigations have resulted in convictions?

Reply:

(a)(i)(aa)(bb)(cc) and (ii) The total cases of rape in taxis, reported in each province, are as follows:

Province

(a)(i)(aa)

2014/2015

(a)(i)(bb)

2015/2016

(a)(i)(cc)

2016/2017

(a)(ii)

1 April 2017 to 30 April 2017

Eastern Cape

8

9

9

1

Free State

1

5

5

2

Gauteng

0

1

14

7

KwaZulu-Natal

4

2

4

0

Limpopo

2

1

1

1

Mpumalanga

0

1

0

0

North West

3

3

4

2

Northern Cape

0

0

1

0

Western Cape

18

10

27

1

TOTAL

36

32

65

14

(b) The following cases of rape in taxis resulted in convictions:

Province

Total

Sentence

Eastern Cape

1

10 years imprisonment

Free State

2

20 years imprisonment

   

12 years imprisonment

Gauteng

0

Not applicable

KwaZulu-Natal

1

10 years imprisonment

Limpopo

0

Not applicable

Mpumalanga

0

Not applicable

North West

2

Six years imprisonment

   

10 years imprisonment

Northern Cape

0

Not applicable

Western Cape

0

Not applicable

TOTAL

6

 

13 June 2017 - NW1042

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

(a) What is the total number of members of the SA Police Services who are currently suspended, (b) in each case (i) on what date was each member suspended; (ii) what is the rank of each specified member; (iii) what is the total amount that has been paid to each suspended member to date including (aa) salary and (bb) other benefits and (c) what steps have been taken to finalise the matter as speedily as possible?

Reply:

a) The total number of the South African Police Service (SAPS) members, who are currently on suspension, is 50.

(b)(i)(ii)(iii)(aa) and (bb)

No.

(ii)

Rank

Date of Suspension

(iii)(aa) and (bb)

Total salary paid to date

1.

Captain

2012-09-11

R1 633 228,96

2.

Captain

2012-09-11

R1 584 518,17

3.

Captain

2012-09-11

R1 545 104,50

4.

Warrant Officer

2012-09-11

R1 234 955,70

5.

Warrant Officer

2012-09-11

R866 906,84

6.

Warrant Officer

2012-09-11

R1 348 358,91

7.

Warrant Officer

2012-09-11

R1 346 799,53

8.

Warrant Officer

2012-09-11

R1 410 625,59

9.

Warrant Officer

2012-09-11

R1 166 801,04

10.

Warrant Officer

2012-09-11

R1 351 706,48

11.

Warrant Officer

2012-09-11

R1 365 550,83

12.

Warrant Officer

2012-09-11

R1 344 472,55

13.

Warrant Officer

2012-09-11

R1 381 722,30

14.

Warrant Officer

2012-09-11

R1 342 449,71

15.

Warrant Officer

2012-09-11

R1 215 676,69

16.

Warrant Officer

2012-09-11

R1 146 384,56

17.

Sergeant

2012-09-11

R1 027 741,84

18.

Sergeant

2012-09-11

R1 087 664,79

19.

Security Officer

2014-12-11

R286 449,00

20.

Constable

2015-05-16

R184 462,92

21.

Sergeant

2012-08-30

R949 219,04

22.

Warrant Officer

2012-08-30

R1 214 152,98

23.

Sergeant

2012-08-30

R947 251,88

24.

Data Typist

2017-01-22

R52 723,82

25.

Constable

2017-01-18

R49 921,31

26.

Constable

2017-02-10

R39 296,08

27.

Constable

2017-02-10

R55 330,97

28.

Constable

2017-02-10

R41 020,56

29.

Captain

2016-08-03

R267 158,25

30.

Captain

2016-04-12

R384 170,20

31.

Captain

2017-01-24

R99 627,09

32.

Constable

2017-01-17

R46 275,16

33.

Captain

2016-05-20

R379 943,19

34.

Constable

2017-02-17

R35 308,91

35.

Warrant Officer

2016-08-25

R85 570,37

36.

Captain

2016-08-15

R277 905,79

37.

Captain

2016-08-15

R104 485,05

38.

Warrant Officer

2016-08-12

R64 240,39

39.

Constable

2015-12-30

R256 683,99

40.

Captain

2016-10-19

R198 231,38

41.

Constable

2015-10-30

R332 334,38

42.

Captain

2016-10-10

R206 703,06

43.

Constable

2017-02-20

R33 087,45

44.

Constable

2017-03-23

R31 367,95

45.

Constable

2017-04-03

R13 990,07

46.

Constable

2017-04-03

R13 466,74

47.

Sergeant

2017-04-07

R13 973,95

48.

Constable

2017-04-03

R13 990,07

49.

Constable

2017-04-03

R13 466,74

50.

Admin Clerk

2017-04-07

R14 586,25

(c) Disciplinary measures have been instituted against all the members who are on suspension and their disciplinary hearings are in process. Some of the members on the list have been dismissed, however, they have appealed the sanction.

13 June 2017 - NW1334

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

Whether he has received disclosures of interest in terms of section 12(1) of the South African Police Service Employment Regulations of 2008 from (a) the National Commissioner, (b) the Deputy National Commissioner, (c) each of the Provincial Commissioners and (d) any person acting in any of the above positions for the (i) 2012-13, (ii) 2013-14, (iii) 2014-15, (iv) 2015-16 and (v) 2016-17 financial years; if so, what are the relevant details in each case?

Reply:

The disclosures of interest in terms of Regulation 12(1) of the South African Police Service (SAPS) Employment Regulations of 2008 were submitted by:

(a) the National Commissioner,

(b) the Deputy National Commissioner,

(c) the Provincial Commissioners and

(d) any person acting in any of the above positions, for the following financial years:

(i) 2012-13;

(ii) 2013-14;

(iii) 2014-15;

(iv) 2015-16; and

(v) 2016-17.

However, in respect of the 2015-16 financial year, the disclosures of interest of the National Commissioner, the Deputy National Commissioner: Corporate Service Management and the Head: Corporate Communication, who were suspended and who were not allowed access to any premises of the SAPS, were not submitted. The Public Service Commission (PSC) was informed accordingly.

The relevant details in each declaration consisted of, inter alia, the following:

  • Shares and other financial interests in private or public companies and other corporate entities recognised by law;
  • Directorships and partnerships;
  • Remunerative work performed outside the SAPS;
  • Consultancies and retainer-ships;
  • Sponsorships;
  • Gifts and hospitality from another source than a family member; and
  • Ownership and other interests in land and property, whether inside or outside the Republic.

13 June 2017 - NW1207

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

With regard to the alleged threats received by a certain person (name furnished), on the basis of which it was decided to assign her a VIP security detail, (a) at what police station was/were the threat(s) reported; (b) what is the CAS number for the docket that was opened and (c) who is the investigating officer assigned to investigate the complaint in each case?

Reply:

(a)-(c) The security detail that has been allocated to (name furnished) was based on a thorough risk assessment, conducted by both the State Security Agency (SSA) and the South African Police Service’s (SAPS) Crime Intelligence capability.

It is not a requirement that a threat assessment be based on a reported crime. As previously stated, the SAPS cannot divulge the detail associated with the threat assessment as this may potentially compromise the safety and security of (name furnished) and the relevant SAPS members.

13 June 2017 - NW1376

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Horn, Mr W to ask the Minister of Police

(1)What number of members of the SA Police Service (SAPS) are currently fully and comprehensively trained to use the software application commonly referred to as Analyst Notebook; 2) what number of (a) applications for cell phone data in terms of section 19 of the Regulation of Interception of Communications and Provision of Communication-Related Information Act, Act 70 of 2002, were submitted by the SAPS to (i) the designated judge, (ii) regional magistrates and (iii) magistrates in the period 1 January 2014 to 31 March 2017 and (b) of the specified applications were (i) granted and (ii) declined in each case; (3) what number of times has the SAPS outsourced the (a) investigation or (b) analysis of cell phone data to private consultants in the specified period; (4) whether any measures have been put in place to prevent the abuse of cell phone data by (a) SAPS members and/or (b) private consultants; if not, in each case, why not; if so, what are the relevant details in each case?

Reply:

(1) 785

(2)(a)(i)(ii)(iii)(b)(i)(ii) This information is classified

(3)(a)(b) This information is classified

(4)(a)(b) This information is classified

13 June 2017 - NW1204

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Boshoff, Ms SH to ask the Minister of Police

(1)How many cases of school staff members administering corporal punishment in each province have been reported to the SA Police Service in the (a) 2014-15, (b) 2015-16, and (c) 2016-17 financial years; (2) whether any school staff members involved in these cases were found guilty; if so, (a) in how many cases were such staff members found guilty and (b) what sentences did they receive in each case?

Reply:

(1) The total number of cases of school staff members administering corporal punishment reported to the South African Police Service (SAPS), is as follows:

Province

(a)

2014/2015

(b) 2015/2016

(c) 2016/2017

EASTERN CAPE

0

3

7

FREE STATE

0

2

7

GAUTENG

0

0

0

KWAZULU-NATAL

2

3

10

LIMPOPO

4

4

1

MPUMALANGA

0

0

1

NORTH WEST

2

1

2

NORTHERN CAPE

2

0

0

WESTERN CAPE

2

1

1

TOTAL

12

14

29

(2) The total number of school staff members found guilty and the sentence imposed on them, are as follows:

Province

(a)

Total found guilty

(b)

Sentence

EASTERN CAPE

0

Not applicable.

FREE STATE

1

One year imprisonment, suspended for four years.

GAUTENG

0

Not applicable.

KWAZULU-NATAL

2

Cautioned and discharged.

   

A fine of R6 000,00, suspended for five years.

LIMPOPO

1

A R3 000,00 fine or 90 days imprisonment, suspended for two years.

MPUMALANGA

0

Not applicable.

NORTH WEST

0

Not applicable.

NORTHERN CAPE

1

Five years imprisonment, wholly suspended.

WESTERN CAPE

1

Five years imprisonment, suspended for five years and two years correctional service.

TOTAL

6

 

13 June 2017 - NW1347

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Mbabama, Ms TM to ask the Minister of Police

(1)Were the alleged death threat(s) received by a certain person (name furnished) reported to the SA Police Service; if so, for each threat reported, (a) on what date was the threat reported, (b) at what police station was the threat reported, (c) what is the CAS number for the docket(s) that was opened, (d) who is the investigating officer assigned to investigate the complaint and (e) what is the status of the investigation; (2) was a threat assessment conducted for each threat reported; if not, why not; if so, (a) on what date were the results of the threat assessment available and (b) what were the recommendations of the threat assessment results; (3) did the reported threats result in (a) a VIP security detail being awarded to the specified person and/or (b) an increase in the VIP security detail assigned to the specified person; if not, in each case, why not; if so, what are the relevant details in each case?

Reply:

(1)(a) to (e) The response required in terms of this question, will require the Division: Protection and Security Service (PSS), to disclose protected information regarding the life of the individual. This may put her life at risk and compromise the investigation which is in progress.

2. Yes.

(2)(a) 11 May 2009.

(2)(b) It was recommended that protection be provided to the specified person.

(3)(a) Yes.

(3)(b) Protection was based on the threat and no additional protectors were allocated.

 

13 June 2017 - NW1335

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

Has he received disclosures of interest in terms of section 12(2) of the South African Police Service Employment Regulations of 2008 from (a) the National Commissioner, (b) the Deputy National Commissioner, (c) each of the Provincial Commissioners and (d) any person acting in any of the above positions for the (i) the 2012-13, (ii) the 2013-14, (iii) 2014-15, (iv) 2015-16 and (v) 2016-17 financial years; if so, what are the relevant details in each case?

Reply:

No disclosures of interest in terms of Regulation 12(2) of the South African Police Service Employment Regulations of 2008 were submitted by:

(a) the National Commissioner,

(b) the Deputy National Commissioner,

(c) each of the Provincial Commissioners and

(d) any person acting in any of the above positions,

for the following financial years:

(i) 2012-13;

(ii) 2013-14;

(iii) 2014-15;

(iv) 2015-16; and

(v) 2016-17.

The disclosure of interests of all of the above-mentioned functionaries in respect of the periods under discussion were dealt with as contemplated in Regulation 12(1) of the South African Police Service Employment Regulations, 2008 and the provisions of Regulation 12(2) of such Regulations did not apply to any of them in respect of the periods under discussion.

13 June 2017 - NW654

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Redelinghuys, Mr MH to ask the Minister of Police

With regard to section 11 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, Act 32 of 2007, as amended, how many (a) arrests have been made, (b) cases have been opened, (c) dockets were referred to the National Prosecuting Authority for a decision and (d) dockets were finalised through an admission of guilt fine (i) in each of the past five financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2016?

Reply:

(a)(b)(c)(d)(i)(ii) The information is as follows:

  1. and (ii)

Financial year

(a)

Number of arrests

(b)

Number of cases opened

(c)

Number of dockets referred to the National Prosecuting Authority for a decision

(d)

Number of dockets finalised through an admission of guilt fine

2012/2013

275

281

11

19

2013/2014

419

408

4

36

2014/2015

373

366

7

37

2015/2016

406

406

7

26

2016/2017

(1 April 2016 to 28 February 2017)

380

383

14

11

07 June 2017 - NW1206

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Boshoff, Ms SH to ask the Minister of Police

Whether, with regard to the death of a certain learner (name furnished) at a certain school (name furnished), following an alleged assault by the school principal, a case has been opened with the SA Police Service; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what progress has been made in the investigation?

Reply:

A case docket, Mhluzi CAS 63/12/2016 (assault with the intention to commit grievous bodily harm), was registered and investigated, with regard to the alleged assault on the learner.

The learner died in a hospital in Middleburg, Mpumalanga, in March 2017. It is suspected that the death could be related to complications as a result of the alleged assault in December 2016.

An inquest case docket, Middelburg CAS 472/03/2017, was registered relating to the death of the learner. The autopsy report and a medical report are now being awaited.

07 June 2017 - NW1139

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Steenhuisen, Mr JH to ask the Minister of Police

What progress has the SA Police Service made to recover the 15 computers stolen from the Office of the Chief Justice’s offices following a burglary on 18 March 2017; (2) (a) what is the current status of the investigation into the burglary, (b) what is the docket number, (c) which unit is the specified docket currently with and (d) who is or are the investigating officer(s); (3) has anyone been (a) questioned or (b) arrested yet; if not, in each case, why not; if so, what are the relevant details in each case?

Reply:

(1) The case docket is still under investigation and none of the stolen computers

have been recovered. Several persons have been questioned and premises were visited but the stolen computers could not be traced.

(2)(a) The investigation has not yet been completed and various enquiries are being persued to trace the stolen computers. The investigating officer is also following up on information relating to other possible suspects.

(2)(b) The case docket has been registered as: Midrand CAS 567/03/2017.

(2)(c)(d) The case docket has been allocated to the Gauteng Provincial Investigation Unit. The particulars of the investigating officer cannot be divulged to ensure that the investigation is conducted without fear or favour.

(3)(a)(b) Yes, a suspect was questioned and arrested. The case against the suspect has been remanded to 17 May 2017, for further investigation.

07 June 2017 - NW1204

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Boshoff, Ms SH to ask the Minister of Police

(1)How many cases of school staff members administering corporal punishment in each province have been reported to the SA Police Service in the (a) 2014-15, (b) 2015-16, and (c) 2016-17 financial years; (2) whether any school staff members involved in these cases were found guilty; if so, (a) in how many cases were such staff members found guilty and (b) what sentences did they receive in each case?

Reply:

The information that is required is not readily available. Each case must be verified before the information can be submitted. An extension of three weeks, is hereby requested, in order for us to provide the correct information.

07 June 2017 - NW1353

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Masango, Ms B to ask the Minister of Police

(1)How many cases of armed robbery were reported at the (a) OR Tambo International, (b) Lanseria International, (c) Bram Fischer International, (d) King Shaka International and (e) Cape Town International airports (i) in the past five financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2017; (2) was an investigation launched in each case reported; if not, why not; if so, what was the outcome of the investigation?

Reply:

1. The requested information is not readily available on the Investigation Case Docket Management System (ICDMS). As a result, a particular request must be made from the Division: Technology Management Services (TMS) to extract the information from the ICDMS via an ‘ad hoc’ request. The Division TMS has indicated, that seven working days are required to process requests of this nature. The information will be provided as soon as it is received by the Division: Detective Service.

2. This question can only be responded to when the particulars (case numbers) of the reported cases are received from Division: TMS.

07 June 2017 - NW1229

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Rabotapi, Mr MW to ask the Minister of Police

Whether (a) his department and (b) each entity reporting to him has (i) procured any services from and/or (ii) made any payments to the Decolonisation Foundation; if not, in each case, what is the position in this regard; if so, what (aa) services were procured, (bb) were the total costs, (cc) is the detailed breakdown of the costs, (dd) was the total amount paid, (ee) was the purpose of the payments and (ff) is the detailed breakdown of the payments in each case?

Reply:

(a)(i)(ii) The South African Police Service (SAPS) has never procured any services nor made any payments to the Decolonisation Foundation.

(b)(i)(ii) For a reply by the other entities reporting to the Minister of Police.

(aa)(bb)(cc)(dd)(ee)(ff) Not applicable.

07 June 2017 - NW1047

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Matsepe, Mr CD to ask the Minister of Police

(1)Have any Long Range Acoustic Devices (LRADs) been regulated for (a) use, (b) manufacture, or (c) sale in the country, if so, what are the relevant details; (2) whether (a) his department or (b) any law enforcement agency or body that falls under his department is in possession of an LRAD; if so, (i) when was the device acquired, (ii) whom was the device acquired from and (iii) who manufactured the device in each case; (3) did the SA Police Service deploy or have an LRAD on standby (a) in Tshwane during an anti-Zuma protest march held on 12 April 2017 or (b) at any other occasion prior to 12 April 2017?

Reply:

(1)(a) Long Range Acoustic Devices (LRADs) are, however, used as a non-lethal operational option by trained members of Public Order Policing (POP).

The device provides exceptional clarity and is used for short and long range communication with individuals and large crowds to easily establish standoff zones, inform, direct and prevent misunderstandings, peacefully resolve dangerous situations and to save the lives of both the public and law enforcement members during elevated risk operations. It offers a less physical option to kinetic measures such as tear gas, rubber bullets, pepper spray, tasers and flash grenades.

The following regulations and standards guide the use of the Long Range Acoustic Devices (LRAD) in South Africa:

  • The Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No 85 of 1993);
  • Regulation of Gatherings Act, 1993 (Act No 205 of 1993);
  • Bill of Rights in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act No 108 of 1996);
  • South African National Standards (SANS) 10103:2004 The Measurement and Rating of Environmental Noise with respect to Land Use, Health, Annoyance and Speech Communication;
  • Hearing Conservation Regulations, promulgated under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act No 85 of 1993);
  • The South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) 083: 1996 Measurement and Assessment of Occupational Noise. (SANS 10083:2013 Edition 5.2); and
  • SANS10083:2013 “SABS 083” The South African Bureau of Standards’ Code of Practice for the Measurement and Assessment of Occupational Noise for Hearing Conservation Purposes, SABS 083.

The device was tested by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), which confirmed that the device is suitable for its intended use.

(1)(b) The SAPS is not aware of any regulations relating to the manufacture of LRADs as they are manufactured in the United States of America (USA), however, the device is provided with a user manual.

(1)(c) Yes, by the Company known as Acoustic Deterrent Systems cc.

(2)(a) Yes.

(2)(b) 25 Public Order Policing Units are in possession of LRADs.

(2)(a)(b)(i) During the 2014/2015 financial year.

(2)(a)(b)(ii) Acoustic Deterrent Systems cc.

(2)(a)(b)(iii) LRAD Corporation, California, USA.

(3)(a) Yes.

(3)(b) Yes.

06 June 2017 - NW1111

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Bergman, Mr D to ask the Minister of Police

What (a) amount was spent by his department on e-government services in the 2016-17 financial year and (b) is the projected expenditure for the 2017-18 financial year?

Reply:

(a) A consolidated, uniform approach to e-government is being developed by the Department of Telecommunication and Postal Services (DTPS). It would be prudent to address the question based on an understanding that the following qualities form the basis for e-government services:

  • Focusing on efficiency gains in service delivery processes;
  • Making government services more accessible to communities; and
  • Improving inter-departmental interaction to ensure a streamlined service to the community.

The following projects will serve, inter alia, to demonstrate that e-government services are tangible and form an integral part of almost each and every corporate system that is in use in the South African Police Service (SAPS).

The Network Upgrade Project is a multi-year, multi-million rand project to modernise the network infrastructure at all SAPS offices, focusing on police stations as the priority.

The modernised network results in faster computing time, thereby reducing the time the community members are required to spend in a Community Service Centre (CSC), while information is being captured on corporate systems.

The modernised network enables modernisation of systems such as the Investigation Case Docket Management System (ICDMS) and the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS).

With higher capacities, the systems can be enhanced to do more, work faster and to exchange and/or verify information, even between government departments, for example the verification of citizen data between SAPS and the Department of Home Affairs. This is an e-government service that benefits citizens indirectly.

Corporate Systems are being developed, enhanced and maintained, by the State Information Technology Agency (SITA), on a daily basis. These systems all support the SAPS in day-to-day operations, ranging from crime administration systems, crime intelligence systems and corporate support systems. All these systems aim to support the qualities as mentioned above.

Below is a list of e-government services being rendered, but not having been specified as e-government services. The list is not an exhaustive list, but provides examples of e-government services which are integral to the day-to-day operations of the Division: Technology Management Services (TMS).

  • The ICDMS administrative and investigative modules will ultimately lead to a paperless process where the case docket will be sent between departments in electronic format. This e-government service will lead to faster processing times, which should contribute to quicker resolution of cases.
  • The SAPS webpage (www.saps.gov.za) currently has an e-government service where a citizen can enquire online about the status of their application for a Clearance Certificate. This is automated and the processing time has improved, as SAPS members do not spend their time answering enquiries, but rather spend it on executing the processes related to the Clearance Certificates.
  • The e-Vetting system that is being utilised by SAPS internally, shortened the processing time to issue security clearances to SAPS members by Crime Intelligence, as everything is done online and not via a 10-page document.
  • The Enhanced Firearm Registration System (EFRS) also promotes e-government services between SAPS and manufacturers and dealers of firearms. This ensures that the integrity of firearm information is reliable, as information is exchanged electronically.
  • The implementation of the Central Supplier Database (CSD) reduces corruption as it ensures that when orders are issued to suppliers, ghost or shell companies are not used fraudulently as the requirements to be registered on the CSD are stringent. This enables faster payment to suppliers subsequent to goods and services having been rendered and minimises long payment cycles from government.
  • Inter-departmental integrations are being managed through the Integrated Justice System (IJS) Board, where information exchange (between departments) is promoted using the Service Integration Business Architecture (SiBUS). This is an inter-departmental service which should eliminate duplication and therefore make processes more efficient in all relevant departments.

Most projects undertaken aim to address the qualities stated above. It is therefore not possible to isolate a cost factor associated purely with e-government services. SAPS corporate systems are being updated and enhanced on a daily basis, based on user requirements, as well as inter-departmental interfacing requirements. These services are rendered through the Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) between SAPS and SITA. The value of the Managed Applications SLA with SITA for 2016/2017, was R366 million. This includes all SAPS corporate systems, maintenance and support, as well as licensing costs for third-party software being utilised by SAPS.

(b) The budgeted cost for the Managed Applications SLA with SITA for 2017/2018 is R417 000 000, subject to final agreement between SAPS and SITA.

 

06 June 2017 - NW1272

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Marais, Mr S to ask the Minister of Police

Has the investigation into CAS 127/6/2016 lodged at the Lyttelton Police Station in Pretoria been finalised; if so, what was the full outcome of the said investigation; if not, what is the current status of the said investigation?

Reply:

No.

The investigation into the case docket, Lyttelton CAS 127/06/2016, has not been concluded. A witness statement from a person, who is currently in Burundi, and two witness statements from personnel at the offices of the Department of Home Affairs, must still be obtained.

06 June 2017 - NW1041

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

(1)(a) How many persons were protected by the SA Police Services (SAPS) VIP Protection Services in (i) the 2016-17 financial year and (ii) since 1 April 2017 and (b) of the total number of persons that were protected by the SAPS VIP Protection Services in the specified period, what is the breakdown of the number of (i) current or former Presidents, (ii) Ministers, (iii) Deputy Ministers, (iv) current or former First Ladies, (v) foreign dignitaries, and (vi) other specified persons, afforded this service; (2) for every person currently protected by the SAPS VIP Protection Services who is not a President, Minister, Deputy Minister, First Lady or foreign dignitary, what are the relevant details with regard to (a) reason for protection provided and (b) total cost of protection service to date?

Reply:

Presidential Protection Service (PPS)

(1)(a)(i) A total of 17 persons were protected by the South African Police Service (SAPS) Presidential Protection Service (PPS), in the 2016/2017 financial year.

(1)(a)(ii) Since 1 April 2017, a total of 17 persons were protected.

(1)(b)(ii)&(iii) Not applicable.

(1)(b)(i)(iv)(v)&(vi) The breakdown is provided in the table below:

Current President of South Africa

1

President JG Zuma

Current Deputy President of South Africa

2

Deputy President MC Ramaphosa

Former Presidents of South Africa

3

Former President FW De Klerk

4

Former President TM Mbeki

5

Former President KP Motlanthe

Former Deputy Presidents of South Africa

6

Former Deputy President P Mlambo-Ngcuka

7

Former Deputy President BM Mbete

Current First Ladies of South Africa

8

Spouse of President JG Zuma, GA Khumalo (Ma-Khumalo)

9

Spouse of President JG Zuma, N Ntuli (MaNtuli)

10

Spouse of President JG Zuma, TS Madiba

11

Spouse of President JG Zuma, GB Ngema (MaNgema)

12

Spouse of Deputy President MC Ramaphosa, Ms Motsepe

Former First Ladies of South Africa

13

Spouse of Former President TM Mbeki, Mrs Z Mbeki

14

Spouse of Former President KP Motlanthe, Ms Mtshali

15

Spouse of Former President Mandela, Mrs G Machel

Other persons afforded this service

16

Director General from Presidency, CL Lubisi

17

African Union Chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

Foreign Dignitaries

The total number of foreign dignitaries protected during the 2016/2017 financial year is 65, and the total number protected since 1 April 2017, until 10 May 2017, is seven.

Protection and Security Services (PSS)

(1)(a)(i) A total of 288 persons were protected by the South African Police Service (SAPS) Protection and Security Services (PSS), in the 2016/2017 financial year.

(1)(a)(ii) Since 1 April 2017, a total of 289 persons were protected.

(1)(b)(i) Not applicable;

(1)(b)(ii) 34;

(1)(b)(iii) 37;

(1)(b)(iv) Not applicable;

(1)(b)(v) 77; and

(1)(b)(vi) 141 (including Provincial VIPs).

(2)(a) The reasons for protection are based on the outcome of individual threat assessments.

(2)(b) The total cost of protection is part of the annual budget which is allocated to PPS and PSS.

06 June 2017 - NW1368

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Kalyan, Ms SV to ask the Minister of Police

What number of drug-busting operations were conducted in each province by the (a) Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation and (b) SA Police Service in the 2016-17 financial year?

Reply:

(a) DRUG BUST OPERATIONS (DPCI) – APRIL 2016 TILL MARCH 2017

HEAD OFFICE/ PROVINCE

NO OF OPERATION

SANEB Head Office

18

Western Cape

52

Gauteng

145

KwaZulu Natal

166

Eastern Cape

91

North West

102

Free State

30

Mpumalanga

49

Limpopo

13

Northern Cape

57

TOTAL

723

(b) Division: Visible Policing is reporting on the drug operations conducted during daily activities and planned special operations. The table below consists of drug operations during the financial year 2016/2017.

DRUG OPERATIONS: FINANCIAL YEAR 2016/17

OPERATIONS

EC

FS

GP

KZN

LIM

MP

NW

NC

WC

Prov Total

Drug Operations

1290

403

1490

1498

1628

2195

169

201

6193

15067

Drug Operations (Section 252(A))

16

32

219

22

56

35

1

17

652

1050

Total

1306

435

1709

1520

1684

2230

170

218

6845

16117

DAY-TO-DAY ACTIVITIES

EC

FS

GP

KZN

LIM

MP

NW

NC

WC

Prov Total

Drug Operations

1710

482

5895

4529

1320

2964

264

73

3655

20892

Drug Operations (Section 252(A))

8

23

2447

97

32

66

1

0

434

3108

Total

1718

505

8342

4626

1352

3030

265

73

4089

24000

Grand Total

3024

940

10051

6146

3036

5260

435

291

10934

40117

(b) Border Policing conducted 3750 intelligence driven operations focusing on all priority crimes including drugs for the 2016/2017 financial year.

National Intervention Unit conducted 138 intelligence driven operations focusing on all priority crimes including drugs for the 2016/2017 financial year.

04 April 2017 - NW654

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Redelinghuys, Mr MH to ask the Minister of Police

With regard to section 11 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, Act 32 of 2007, as amended, how many (a) arrests have been made, (b) cases have been opened, (c) dockets were referred to the National Prosecuting Authority for a decision and (d) dockets were finalised through an admission of guilt fine (i) in each of the past five financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2016?

Reply:

(a)(b)(c)(d)(i)(ii) The information that is required is not readily available. Each case must be verified before the information can be submitted. An extension of three weeks is hereby requested, in order for us to provide quality and correct information.

31 March 2017 - NW763

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Redelinghuys, Mr MH to ask the Minister of Police

With regard to sections (a) 20(1), (b) 20(1A)(a) and (c) 21(1A)(b) of the Sexual Offences Act, Act 23 of 1957, as amended, how many (i) arrests have been made, (ii) arrests for prostitution have been made, (iii) cases have been opened, (iv) dockets were referred to the National Prosecuting Authority for a decision and (v) dockets were finalised through an admission of guilt fine for the Pretoria West Police Station in each of the past five financial years?

Reply:

(a)(b)(c)(i), (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v). The information that is required is not readily available. Each case must be verified before the information can be submitted. An extension of three weeks, is hereby requested, in order for us to provide quality and correct information.

31 March 2017 - NW770

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Terblanche, Ms JF to ask the Minister of Police

With regard to sections (a) 4(a) and (b) 4(b) of the Drugs and Drug Trafficking Act, Act 140 of 1992, as amended, how many (i) arrests have been made, (ii) cases have been opened, (iii) dockets were referred to the National Prosecuting Authority for prosecution, (iv) dockets were finalised through an admission of guilt fine and (v) dockets have been withdrawn in each of the past five financial years to date?

Reply:

(a)(b)(i), (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v). The information that is required is not readily available. Each case must be verified before the information can be submitted. An extension of three weeks, is hereby requested, in order for us to provide quality and correct information.

31 March 2017 - NW655

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Redelinghuys, Mr MH to ask the Minister of Police

With regard to sections of the Sexual Offences Act, Act 23 of 1957, as amended, (details furnished), how many (a) arrests have been made, (b) cases have been opened, (c) dockets were referred to the National Prosecuting Authority for a decision and (d) dockets were finalised through an admission of guilt fine (i) in each of the past five financial years and (ii) since 1 April 2016?

Reply:

(a)(b)(c)(d)(i)(ii) The information that is required is not readily available. Each case must be verified before the information can be submitted. An extension of three weeks is hereby requested, in order for us to provide quality and correct information.

31 March 2017 - NW666

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Baker, Ms TE to ask the Minister of Police

With reference to his replies to (a) question 3723 on 2 November 2015, (b) question 62 on 29 February 2016 and (c) oral question 98 on 25 May 2016, what (i) is the current status of docket CAS 123/03/2014, opened at the Nkandla Police Station regarding eight charges of corruption against the President, Mr Jacob G Zuma, in terms of the Prevention and Combatting of Corrupt Activities Act, Act 12 of 2004, for his alleged complicity in the alleged misappropriation of public funds to upgrade his personal residence at Nkandla and (ii) are the names of the persons that have been questioned to date?

Reply:

(a)(b)(c)(i)(ii) The investigation in the case docket, Nkandla CAS 123/03/2014, has been concluded. The case docket was handed into the office of the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) on 21 August 2015, for a decision on prosecution. The decision by the NDPP is still being awaited.

31 March 2017 - NW658

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

With regard to sections (a) 2, (b) 10, (c) 12, (d) 12A and (e) 19 of the Sexual Offences Act, Act 23 of 1957, as amended, how many (i) arrests have been made, (ii) arrests for prostitution have been made, (iii) cases have been opened, (iv) dockets were referred to the National Prosecuting Authority for a decision and (v) dockets were finalised through an admission of guilt fine for the Pretoria Central Police Station in each of the past five financial years?

Reply:

(a)(b)(c)(d)(e)(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(v)

The information that is required is not readily available. Each case must be verified before the information can be submitted. An extension of three weeks, is hereby requested, in order for us to provide quality and correct information.

31 March 2017 - NW420

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Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Police

(1)Why are there only (a) seven and (b) six visible police officers on duty for each of the four shifts at the Sebenza Police Station in Gauteng; (2) what (a) are the minimum requirements with regard to the number of visible police officers at the various sizes of police stations and (b) steps will he take to address the situation at the specified station?

Reply:

(1)(a&b) According to actual deployment in terms of the Fixed Establishment, the total members deployed at Sebenza Police Station is 87, of which, 42 are Visible Policing members. A breakdown of these members is as follows:

  • 26 members conduct patrols in the sectors (two shifts with six members and two shifts with seven members);
  • Four Sector managers;
  • Eight members deployed in the Community Service Centre (CSC);
  • Two Firearm, Liquor and Second Hand Goods (FLASH) members;
  • One Fleet Manager; and
  • One Visible Policing support member.

(2)(a) The minimum requirements for the number of posts for visible policing at any police station is as follows:

Division Visible Policing has the following sub-sections and the minimum requirements will be discussed below:-

  • CSC: Shift A, Shift B; Shift C; Shift D; (Personnel at CSC)
  • Satellites & Contact Points;
  • Sector Policing (Shift A, B, C & D)
  • Custody Management; and
  • Operational Support

Eighty per cent of the calculated theoretical number of posts is allocated for Visible Policing. Visible Policing has:

  • Shift A, B, C and D:

A minimum of 17 posts will be allocated for CSC activities to ensure that a 24-hour service is rendered. This minimum requirement will be applicable to all stations.

  • At satellite police stations:

24 hours – fixed standard of 18 posts;

12/8 hours –fixed standard of 10 posts; and

Only weekdays/office hours – fixed standard of four posts.

  • Contact points:

24 hours – fixed standard of eight posts;

12/8 hours –fixed standard of four posts; and

Only weekdays/office hours – fixed standard of two posts.

  • Sector Policing (Shift A, B, C & D) & Crime Prevention

A minimum requirement of a sector commander and 16 posts (two vehicles per shift) was applied, although this will increase resource requirements significantly. The calculated theoretical number of posts required for sector policing is divided by 17 to determine the optimal number of sectors allocated per station. 80% of the theoretical posts will be allocated to sector teams and 20% to crime prevention.

  • Custody Management;

A minimum of 17 posts will be allocated for custody management activities to ensure that a 24-hour service is rendered only for stations with detention facilities.

  • Operational Support – The following sub-sections form part of this section:

*Court Services, Firearms, Liquor and Second-Hand Goods (FLASH), Exhibit Management, General Enquiries, and Sector Managers.

Court - The number of calculated theoretical posts for Court Services will only be applicable at stations with full-time courts. The minimum criteria is two posts per active court room and two posts per cell complex. However, an adequate allocation has already been made at the CSC to provide for the transporting of detainees and temporary court duties at stations without full-time courts.

FLASH - The number of calculated theoretical posts are associated with the specified functions and the workload. A fixed allocation per station is not done.

Exhibit Management - The number of calculated theoretical posts are associated with the specified functions and the workload. A fixed allocation per station is not done.

General Enquiries - The number of calculated theoretical posts are associated with the specified functions and the workload. A fixed allocation per station is not done.

Sector Managers – one sector manager per sector.

(2)(b) Staffing requirements are managed on a continuous basis, through monthly Human Resource Committee meetings. Personnel shortages are identified in line with the approved Fixed Establishment and the actual staff establishment in a Province. All vacancies are identified and submitted for advertisement through various projects, which are facilitated by the Division: Personnel Management.

31 March 2017 - NW634

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Breytenbach, Adv G to ask the Minister of Police

Whether the SA Police Service (SAPS) is investigating a case of rape lodged against a certain person (name and details furnished); if so, (2) did the SAPS approach the specified person to collect deoxyribonucleic acid samples at the specified person’s office (details furnished); if not why not; if so, what (a) are the relevant details, (b) is the case number and (c) is the current status of the specified investigation?

Reply:

  1. No, a case docket of rape, where the mentioned individual is allegedly implicated as a suspect, is not being investigated by any member of the South African Police Service.
  2. (a)(b)(c) Not applicable.

31 March 2017 - NW727

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Vos, Mr J to ask the Minister of Police

(1)Whether any research was conducted to compare the levels of brutality of murders on farms with those of murders in urban areas; if not, why not; if so, what was the outcome of this research; (2) (a) how many farm murders were reported since 1 January 2017, (b) in how many cases have weapons been stolen, (c) how many weapons have been retrieved and (d) in how many of the cases have the perpetrators been arrested?

Reply:

(1) and (2)(a)(b)(c) and (d). The information that is required is not readily available. Each case must be verified before the information can be submitted. An extension of three weeks is hereby requested, in order for us to provide quality and correct information.

31 March 2017 - NW659

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

With regard to sections (a) 2, (b) 10, (c) 12, (d) 12A and (e) 19 of the Sexual Offences Act, Act 23 of 1957, as amended, how many (i) arrests have been made, (ii) arrests for prostitution have been made, (iii) cases have been opened, (iv) dockets were referred to the National Prosecuting Authority for a decision and (v) dockets were finalised through an admission of guilt fine for the Pretoria West Police Station in each of the past five financial years?

Reply:

(a)(b)(c)(d)(e)(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(v)

The information that is required is not readily available. Each case must be verified before the information can be submitted. An extension of three weeks, is hereby requested, in order for us to provide quality and correct information.

31 March 2017 - NW674

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Bara, Mr M R to ask the Minister of Police

(1)(a)What is the current status of the investigation into CAS 503/6/2015 opened at the KwaMashu Police Station, (b) what are the offences contained in the specified docket and (c) what is the (i) rank and (ii) name of the investigating officer; (2) whether any suspects have been arrested to date; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details in each case; (3) whether any (a) suspects or (b) witnesses have been interviewed; if not, why not, in each case; if so, (i) on what date and (ii) what are the further relevant details in each case; (4) when is the investigation anticipated to be finalised?

Reply:

(1)(a) The investigation into the case docket, KwaMashu CAS 503/06/2015, was concluded and a court date was set for 24 April 2017, at the Ntuzuma Regional Court.

(1)(b) The charge in the case docket is Rape, in terms of Section 3 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No 32 of 2007).

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

(2) Yes, one suspect was arrested.

(3)(a)(i)(ii) Yes, the suspect was interviewed on 19 November 2015 and appeared before court on 23 November 2015.

(3)(b)(i)(ii) Yes, the victim was interviewed on 29 June 2015 and 7 July 2015 and the witnesses were interviewed on 29 June 2015, 20 January 2016, 5 March 2016 and 1 April 2016.

(4) The SAPS’s investigation has been concluded and the matter is on the court roll for trial.

31 March 2017 - NW657

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Mbhele, Mr ZN to ask the Minister of Police

With regard to section 11 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, Act 32 of 2007, as amended, how many (a) arrests have been made, (b) arrests for prostitution have been made, (c) cases have been opened, (d) dockets were referred to the National Prosecuting Authority for a decision and (e) dockets were finalised through an admission of guilt fine for the (i) Pretoria Central and (ii) Pretoria West Police Stations in each of the past five financial years?

Reply:

(a)(b)(c)(d)(e)(i)(ii) The information that is required is not readily available. Each case must be verified before the information can be submitted. An extension of three weeks, is hereby requested, in order for us to provide quality and correct information.

31 March 2017 - NW656

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Redelinghuys, Mr MH to ask the Minister of Police

With regard to sections (a) 20(1), (b) 20(1A)(a) and (c) 21(1A)(b) of the Sexual Offences Act, Act 23 of 1957, as amended, how many (i) arrests have been made, (ii) cases have been opened, (iii) dockets were referred to the National Prosecuting Authority for a decision and (iv) dockets were finalised through an admission of guilt fine (aa) in each of the past five financial years and (bb) since 1 April 2016?

Reply:

(a)(b)(c)(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(aa)(bb)

The information that is required is not readily available. Each case must be verified

before the information can be submitted. An extension of three weeks is hereby requested in order for us to provide quality and correct information.

Note that the Section 21(1A)(b) as mentioned in section (c) of the question does not exist, it might be a typing error and maybe should read 20(1A)(b).

24 March 2017 - NW342

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Carter, Ms D to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether, with regard to the spate of farm attacks in January and February 2017, he will appoint a specialised unit to investigate the specified attacks and the senseless murder of farm workers and farmers, if not, why not; (2) whether his department has conducted any study to determine the reasons behind the criminal behaviour; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details

Reply:

(1) The South African Police Service (SAPS) does not have specialised units to specifically investigate crimes committed on farms and small holdings (farm attacks). Crime committed on farms and smallholdings has, however, been identified as a strategic priority and is being dealt with as such. The prevention and combatting of these crimes has been included in the Annual Operational Plan for the 2017/2018 financial year of the Division: Visible Policing and is also being addressed in the Rural Safety Strategy. The investigation of these crimes is also prioritised at provincial level and, depending on the complexity and nature of specific crimes, the investigations are conducted by Provincial Investigation Units, which resort under the direct command and control of the Deputy Provincial Commissioner: Crime Detection.

(2) A scientific study to determine the reasons behind the criminal behaviour during the commission of these crimes has not yet been conducted, but the modus operandi and the circumstances under which these crimes are committed, are constantly being analysed by Detective Service, Crime Intelligence, the Crime Registrar and Visible Policing, in order to implement specific operational and tactical plans for the prevention, combating and investigation of these crimes.

24 March 2017 - NW419

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Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Police

(1)By what date will a work study be conducted in order to ascertain whether the Sebenza Police Station in Gauteng qualifies for a rank improvement; (2) according to the latest available information, how many (a) residents, (b) businesses and (c) national key points are in each sector within the specified police station’s precinct?

Reply:

1. The South African Police Service (SAPS) collects data annually using “input management sheets” for all police stations. The information collected, indicates workload, based on prevailing circumstances, and will therefore indicate whether or not the station should be upgraded. The data collection process for 2017 has been included and the status of the Sebenza Police Station will remain unchanged.

(2)(a)(b)(c) Sebenza Precinct:

The following information is relevant to the Sebenza Police Station precinct:

Sector:

1

2

3

TOTAL

  1. Residents

10 235

5 117

4 837

20 470

  1. Businesses

48

150

120

342

  1. Key Points*

01

0

01

02

National Key Points: NCP Chemicals in Sector 1 and AEL Explosive Company in Sector 3. Please note that this information is collected for the police station precinct and not by the sectors.

24 March 2017 - NW542

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Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Police

(1)What are the reasons for the insistence by the Station Commander at the Primrose Police Station that she is incapable of answering questions and that all questions relating to the functioning of the specified police station should be sent to the provincial office; (2) why does the specified station commander continuously refuse to meet with a delegation of public representatives who want to conduct an oversight visit in accordance with the principles of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996?

Reply:

1. The Station Commander was contacted telephonically by Councillor Tetzani, on 2017-03-01, who indicated that a Democratic Alliance (DA) delegation intended visiting the station and putting questions to the Station Commander, Colonel Vesi. The Station Commander welcomes the visit, but has indicated that questions related to the station, should be directed to the Provincial Office, as this is standard practice in the South African Police Service (SAPS).

2. The Station Commander has never refused to meet with any political delegation. Please refer to the attached correspondence which documents a meeting conducted with the Station Commander on 27 May 2016.

24 March 2017 - NW388

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Steyn, Ms A to ask the Minister of Police

(1)(a) Which police stations have implemented the rural safety plan, (b) what is the total number of SA Police Service members responsible for the implementation of the specified plan in each specified police station and (c) what are the details of the resources that are available for the implementation of the specified plan at each police station; (2)(a) which police stations have not yet implemented the rural safety plan and (b) what are the reasons it has not been implemented?

Reply:

1(a) 815 police stations have implemented the Rural Safety Strategy:

Eastern Cape (162)

1 Addo

2 Afsondering

3 Aliwal North

4 Avondale

5 Balfour

6 Barkly East

7 Bathurst

8 Baviaanskloof

9 Bell

10 Bholo

11 Bholothwa

12 Bityi

13 Bluewater

14 Bridge Camp

15 Burgersdorp

16 Cala

17 Cedarville

18 Chalumna

19 Chungwa

20 Coffee Bay

21 Cofimvaba

22 Committees

23 Cookhouse

24 Cradock

25 Dalasile

26 Dordrecht

27 Doringkloof

28 Elands Height

29 Elliot

30 Elliotdale

31 Ezibeleni

32 Flagstaff

33 Floukraal

34 Fort Brown

35 Glen Grey

36 Hamburg

37 Healdtown

38 Henderson

39 Hlababomvu

40 Hofmeyr

41 Hogsback

42 Ida

43 Ilinge

44 Indwe

45 Jamestown

46 Katkop

47 Kei Bridge

48 Kenton on Sea

49 Khubusidrift

50 Kinkelbos

51 Kleinbulhoek

52 Kolomane

53 Kwaaiman

54 Kwandengane

55 Lady Frere

56 Lady Grey

57 Libode

58 Lukholweni

59 Lusikisiki

60 Macleantown

61 Maclear

62 Madeira

63 Maletswai

64 Maluti

65 Matatiele

66 Mbizana

67 Mbizeni

68 Mhlungisi

69 Middelburg (EC)

70 Molteno

71 Mooiplaas

72 Mount Ayliff

73 Mount Fletcher

74 Mount Frere

75 Moyeni

76 Mpisi

77 Mqanduli

78 Mthatha

79 Mtontsasa

80 Mzamba

81 Ngangelizwe

82 Ngcobo

83 Ngqeleni

84 Ntabankulu

85 Ntabethemba

86 Palmietfontein

87 Phumalanga

88 Port St Johns

89 Punzana

90 Queenstown

91 Qumbu

92 Rhodes

93 Riebeeck East

94 Rietbron

95 Rossouw

96 Scenery Park

97 Seafield

98 Seven Fountains

99 Sterkspruit

100 Sterkstroom

101 Steve Vukile Tshwete

102 Steynsburg

103 Storms River

104 Sulenkama

105 Tabase

106 Tamara

107 Tarkastad

108 Thina Falls

109 Thomas River

110 Thornhill Ciskei

111 Thornhill

112 Tsolo

113 Tsomo

114 Tyefu

115 Tylden

116 Ugie

117 Venterstad

118 Whittlesea

119 Wolwefontein

120 Zamuxolo

121 Zele

122 Aberdeen

123 Adelaide

124 Alexandria

125 Alice

126 Alicedale

127 Bedford

128 Berlin

129 Bhisho

130 Butterworth

131 Cathcart

132 Centane

133 Dimbaza

134 Dutywa

135 Fort Beaufort

136 Graaff-Reinet

137 Hankey

138 Jansenville

139 Joubertina

140 Kareedouw

141 Kei Mouth

142 Kei Road

143 Keiskammahoek

144 Kidds Beach

145 King William's Town

146 Kirkwood

147 Klipplaat

148 Komga

149 Middledrift

150 Msobomvu

151 Ndevana

152 Ngqamakhwe

153 Patensie

154 Paterson

155 Pearston

156 Peddie

157 Seymour

158 Somerset East

159 Steytlerville

160 Stutterheim

161 Willowmore

162 Willowvale

Free State (97)

1 Soutpan

2 Koffiefontein

3 Tweespruit

4 Harrismith

5 Kestell

6 Makwane

7 Phuthaditjhaba

8 Selosesha

9 Thaba-Nchu

10 Goedemoed

11 Bethulie

12 Gariepdam

13 Verkykerskop

14 Arlington

15 Bethlehem

16 Clarens

17 Fouriesburg

18 Lindley

19 Paul Roux

20 Petrus Steyn

21 Reitz

22 Rosendal

23 Boshof

24 Brandfort

25 Bultfontein

26 Dealesville

27 Glen

28 Hertzogville

29 Hoopstad

30 Theunissen

31 Verkeerdevlei

32 Winburg

33 Clocolan

34 Ficksburg

35 Marquard

36 Senekal

37 Jacobsdal

38 Luckhoff

39 Petrusburg

40 Wanda

41 Heuningspruit

42 Kroonstad

43 Maokeng

44 Steynsrus

45 Vierfontein

46 Viljoenskroon

47 Excelsior

48 Hobhouse

49 Kommissiepoort

50 Ladybrand

51 Cornelia

52 Mafube

53 Tweeling

54 Villiers

55 Bloemspruit

56 Kagisanong

57 Bainsvlei

58 Bayswater

59 Navalsig

60 Tierpoort

61 Deneysville

62 Oranjeville

63 Viljoensdrif

64 Zamdela

65 Boithuso

66 Botshabelo

67 Dewetsdorp

68 Rouxville

69 Smithfield

70 Van Stadensrus

71 Wepener

72 Zastron

73 Hennenman

74 Thabong

75 Ventersburg

76 Virginia

77 Edenburg

78 Fauresmith

79 Jagersfontein

80 Philippolis

81 Reddersburg

82 Springfontein

83 Steunmekaar

84 Trompsburg

85 Edenville

86 Heilbron

87 Koppies

88 Parys

89 Vredefort

90 Memel

91 Roadside

92 Vrede

93 Warden

94 Allanridge

95 Bothaville

96 Odendaalsrus

97 Wesselsbron

Gauteng (33)

 

1. Hekpoort

2 The Barrage

3 Welbekend

4 Akasia

5 Bekkersdal

6 Boschkop

7 Bronkhorstspruit

8 Carletonville

9 Cullinan

10 De Deur

11 Devon

12 Dube

13 Ekangala

14 Erasmia

15 Fochville

16 Hammanskraal

17 Heidelberg (Gp)

18 Kameeldrift

19 Kliprivier

20 Magaliesburg

21 Meyerton

22 Muldersdrift

23 Nigel

24 Olifantsfontein

25 Orange Farms

26 Putfontein

27 Randfontein

28 Ratanda

29 Tarlton

30 Temba

31 Vaal Marina

32 Vereeniging

33 Westona

KwaZulu-Natal (130)

1 Amangwe

2 Babanango

3 Besters

4 Bhekithemba

5 Bishopstowe

6 Boston

7 Bulwer

8 Ceza

9 Cramond

10 Creighton

11 Donnybrook

12 Dududu

13 Dundee

14 Ekombe

15 Ekuvukeni

16 Elandslaagte

17 Ematimatolo

18 Ematsheni

19 Evatt

20 Ezinqoleni

21 Folwen

22 Franklin

23 Gamalakhe

24 Glencoe

25 Gluckstadt

26 Gowan Lea

27 Greytown

28 Groenvlei

29 Harburg

30 Harding

31 Helpmekaar

32 Hibberdene

33 Highflats

34 Hlobane

35 Ibisi

36 Impendle

37 Ingogo

38 Intsikeni

39 Kingsley

40 Kokstad

41 Kranskop

42 Kwambonambi

43 Louwsburg

44 Magudu

45 Mahlabathini

46 Maphumulo

47 Margate

48 Mbongolwane

49 Mehlomnyama

50 Mid Illovo

51 Mondlo

52 Mpungamhlophe

53 Msinga

54 Msinsini

55 Muden

56 Ndwedwe

57 Newark

58 Ngome

59 Nhlanhleni

60 Nkandla

61 Nondweni

62 Nongoma

63 Nquthu

64 Nsuze

65 Ntabamhlope

66 Ntambanana

67 Nyon

68 Paddock

69 Paulpietersburg

70 Pongola

71 Port Edward

72 Rietvlei

73 Sawoti

74 Scottburgh

75 Southport

76 St Faiths

77 Swartberg

78 Thornville

79 Ulundi

80 Umkomaas

81 Umzimkhulu

82 Umzinto

83 Upper Tugela

84 Van Reenen

85 Vryheid

86 Wasbank

87 Alexandra Road

88 Bergville

89 Colenso

90 Dalton

91 Dannhauser

92 Empangeni

93 Eshowe

94 Esikhaleni

95 Estcourt

96 Ezakheni

97 Gingindlovu

98 Hammarsdale

99 Hillcrest

100 Hilton-Kzn

101 Himeville

102 Howick

103 Inchanga

104 Ixopo

105 Kwadukuza

106 Kwandengezi

107 Ladysmith

108 Mandeni

109 Mariannhill

110 Melmoth

111 Mooi River

112 Mountain Rise

113 Mpophomeni

114 Mpumalanga KZN

115 Mtunzini

116 New Hanover

117 Newcastle

118 Nottingham Road

119 Osizweni

120 Plessislaer

121 Richards Bay

122 Richmond-KZN

123 Sundumbili

124 Umhlali

125 Utrecht

126 Verulam

127 Wartburg

128 Weenen

129 Wembezi

130 Winterton

Limpopo (99)

1 Pienaarsrivier

2 Rooiberg

3 Rust De Winter

4 Tuinplaas

5 Giyani

6 Hlanganani

7 Malamulele

8 Saselamani

9 Sekgosese

10 Dennilton

11 Groblersdal

12 Hlogotlou

13 Laersdrift

14 Marble Hall

15 Motetema

16 Nebo

17 Roossenekal

18 Zaaiplaas

19 Apel

20 Jane Furse

21 Lebowakgomo

22 Malipsdrift

23 Masemola

24 Sekhukhune

25 Bulgerivier

26 Saamboubrug

27 Tolwe

28 Tom Burke

29 Villa Nora

30 Witpoort

31 Elandskraal

32 Gilead

33 Magatle

34 Mahwelereng

35 Tinmyne

36 Zebediela

37 Mara

38 Mphephu

39 Tshilwavhusiku

40 Tshitale

41 Waterpoort

42 Waterval

43 Dorset

44 Naboomspruit

45 Rankin's Pass

46 Roedtan

47 Vaalwater

48 Masisi

49 Tshamutumbu

50 Gravelotte

51 Hoedspruit

52 Lulekani

53 Namakgale

54 Mankweng

55 Morebeng

56 Sebayeng

57 Maleboho

58 Mashashane

59 Matlala

60 Senwabarwana

61 Seshego

62 Cumberland

63 Dwaalboom

64 Hoopdal

65 Levubu

66 Makuya

67 Mutale

68 Siloam

69 Tshaulu

70 Vuwani

71 Burgersfort

72 Leboeng

73 Mecklenburg

74 Ohrigstad

75 Tubatse

76 Bolobedu

77 Haenertsburg

78 Letsitele

79 Maake

80 Ritavi

81 Rakgoadi

82 Mokwakwaila

83 Alldays

84 Bela-Bela

85 Botlokwa

86 Lephalale

87 Makhado

88 Modimolle

89 Modjadjiskloof

90 Mogwadi

91 Mokopane

92 Musina

93 Northam

94 Phalaborwa

95 Polokwane

96 Thabazimbi

97 Thohoyandou

98 Tzaneen

99 Westenburg

Mpumalanga (66)

1 Acornhoek

2 Amersfoort

3 Balfour Tvl

4 Bushbuckridge

5 Calcutta

6 Dientjie

7 Dirkiesdorp

8 Ekulindeni

9 Elukwatini

10 Fernie

11 Hartebeeskop

12 Hazyview

13 Kaapmuiden

14 Kabokweni

15 Kwaggafontein

16 Maartenshoop

17 Masoyi

18 Matsulu

19 Mayflower

20 Mbuzini

21 Mhala

22 Mmametlake

23 Siyabuswa

24 Tonga

25 Tweefontein

26 Vaalbank

27 Verena

28 Wakkerstroom

29 Amsterdam

30 Badplaas

31 Belfast

32 Breyten

33 Carolina

34 Charl Cilliers

35 Chrissiesmeer

36 Davel

37 Delmas

38 Dullstroom

39 Embalenhle

40 Ermelo

41 Graskop

42 Greylingstad

43 Grootvlei

44 Kanyamazane

45 Komatipoort

46 Kwamhlanga

47 Leslie

48 Lothair

49 Low's Creek

50 Machadodorp

51 Mahamba

52 Malelane

53 Morgenzon Transvaal

54 Ngodwana

55 Ogies

56 Perdekop

57 Pienaar

58 Piet Retief

59 Sabie

60 Schoemansdal

61 Sheepmoor

62 Skukuza

63 Sundra

64 Val

65 Volksrust

66 Waterval Boven

North West (76)

1 Amalia

2 Assen

3 Atamelang

4 Bedwang

5 Bethanie

6 Biesiesvlei

7 Boons

8 Boshoek

9 Bray

10 Buffelshoek

11 Cyferskuil

12 Ganyesa

13 Groot Marico

14 Hebron

15 Ipelegeng

16 Itsoseng

17 Jericho

18 Kanana

19 Kgomotso

20 Khuma

21 Klerkskraal

22 Klipgat

23 Lehurutshe

24 Lethabong

25 Lomanyaneng

26 Madibogo

27 Madikwe

28 Makapanstad

29 Makgobistad

30 Mmakau

31 Mokopong

32 Mooifontein

33 Morokweng

34 Mothutlung

35 Motswedi

36 Nietverdiend

37 Ottoshoop

38 Piet Plessis

39 Reivilo

40 Setlagole

41 Sun City

42 Tshidilamolomo

43 Vorstershoop

44 Bloemhof

45 Boitekong

46 Christiana

47 Coligny

48 Delareyville

49 Hartbeesfontein

50 Huhudi

51 Ikageng

52 Jouberton

53 Koster

54 Leeudoringstad

55 Lethlabile

56 Lichtenburg

57 Mahikeng

58 Makwassie

59 Marikana

60 Mmabatho

61 Mogwase

62 Mooinooi

63 Orkney

64 Ottosdal

65 Phokeng

66 Pudimoe

67 Sannieshof

68 Schweizer-Reneke

69 Stella

70 Stilfontein

71 Swartruggens

72 Taung

73 Ventersdorp

74 Vryburg

75 Wolmaransstad

76 Zeerust

Northern Cape (85)

1 Norvalspont

2 Boetsap

3 Deben

4 Dingleton

5 Kathu

6 Olifantshoek

7 Plooysburg

8 Bathlaros

9 Bothithong

10 Heuningvlei

11 Kuruman

12 Mothibistad

13 Severn

14 Tsineng

15 Van Zylsrus

16 Wrenchville

17 Onseepkans

18 Brandvlei

19 Calvinia

20 Fraserburg

21 Loeriesfontein

22 Middelpos

23 Nieuwoudtville

24 Sutherland

25 Williston

26 Carnarvon

27 Loxton

28 Vanwyksvlei

29 Vosburg

30 Britstown

31 Colesberg

32 De Aar

33 Hanover

34 Noupoort

35 Petrusville

36 Philipstown

37 Richmond

38 Victoria West

39 Barkly West

40 Delportshoop

41 Roodepan

42 Hartswater

43 Jan Kempdorp

44 Pampierstat

45 Warrenton

46 Windsorton

47 Belmont

48 Hopetown

49 Strydenburg

50 Vanderkloof

51 Augrabies

52 Kakamas

53 Keimoes

54 Kenhardt

55 Campbell

56 Douglas

57 Griekwastad

58 Modder River

59 Aggeneys

60 Pella

61 Pofadder

62 Alexander Bay

63 Kleinsee

64 Port Nolloth

65 Danielskuil

66 Lime Acres

67 Postmasburg

68 Marydale

69 Niekerkshoop

70 Prieska

71 Garies

72 Hondeklip Bay

73 Kamieskroon

74 Komaggas

75 Nababeep

76 Springbok

77 Steinkopf

78 Vioolsdrif

79 Groblershoop

80 Kanoneiland

81 Noenieput

82 Rietfontein

83 Rosedale

84 Upington

85 Witdraai

Western Cape (66)

1 Albertinia

2 Ashton

3 Barrydale

4 Bonnievale

5 Calitzdorp

6 Darling

7 De Doorns

8 De Rust

9 Eendekuil

10 Franschhoek

11 Gans Bay

12 Genadendal

13 Grabouw

14 Groot Brakrivier

15 Groot-Drakenstein

16 Heidelberg(C)

17 Hopefield

18 Klapmuts

19 Laaiplek

20 Ladismith

21 Laingsburg

22 Langebaan

23 Montagu

24 Moorreesburg

25 Napier

26 Piketberg

27 Porterville

28 Prince Alfred Hamlet

29 Rawsonville

30 Redelinghuys

31 Riversdale

32 Saron

33 Stanford

34 Still Bay

35 Swellendam

36 Tulbagh

37 Uniondale

38 Villiersdorp

39 Wolseley

40 Atlantis

41 Brackenfell

42 Bredasdorp

43 Caledon

44 Ceres

45 Clanwilliam

46 Cloetesville

47 Durbanville

48 George

49 Gordons Bay

50 Hermanus

51 Knysna

52 Kraaifontein

53 Kuilsrivier

54 Kwanokuthula

55 Kwanonqaba

56 Malmesbury

57 Melkbosstrand

58 Oudtshoorn

59 Paarl

60 Plettenberg Bay

61 Robertson

62 Saldanha

63 Somerset West

64 Stellenbosch

65 Wellington

66 Worcester

1(b) The total number of members responsible for the implementation of the specified plan for each specified police station is 815, one member per station.

1(c) Available resources for the implementation of the Rural Safety Strategy are vehicles; radios; cellphones; bullet-resistant vests; reflector jackets and road-block equipment.

2(a) The following police stations have not yet implemented the Rural Safety Strategy:

FREE STATE (9)

  1. Namahadi
  2. Tseki
  3. Tseseng
  4. Batho
  5. Kopanong
  6. Mangaung
  7. Bronville
  8. Meloding
  9. Tumahole

KWAZULU-NATAL (27)

  1. Amanzimtoti
  2. Charlestown
  3. Emanguzi
  4. Glendale
  5. Hattingspruit
  6. Hlabisa
  7. Hluhluwe
  8. Ingwavuma
  9. Jozini
  10. Kwamakhathu
  11. Kwamsane
  12. Mbazwana
  13. Mkhuze
  14. Mtubatuba
  15. Ndumo
  16. Normandien
  17. Port Shepstone
  18. Taylors Halt
  19. Umbumbulu
  20. Umsunduzi
  21. Camperdown
  22. Inanda
  23. Madadeni
  24. Phoenix
  25. Town Hill
  26. Tongaat
  27. Ezibayeni

NORTH WEST (1)

  1. Tlhabane

NORTHERN CAPE (3)

  1. Kuyasa
  2. Sunrise
  3. Pabalello

WESTERN CAPE (29)

  1. Beaufort West
  2. Doring Bay
  3. Dysselsdorp
  4. Elands Bay
  5. Graafwater
  6. Klawer
  7. Kleinmond
  8. Lambertsbaai
  9. Leeu-Gamka
  10. Lutzville
  11. Mcgregor
  12. Murraysburg
  13. Nuwerus
  14. Philadelphia
  15. Prince Albert
  16. Riebeek-Wes
  17. Riviersonderend
  18. St Helena Bay
  19. Struisbaai
  20. Suurbraak
  21. Touws River
  22. Vanrhynsdorp
  23. Citrusdal
  24. Mbekweni
  25. Pacaltsdorp
  26. Philippi
  27. Thembalethu
  28. Vredenburg
  29. Mosselbay

2(b) The SAPS implementation of the Rural Safety Strategy at the remaining 69 police stations, in accordance with the set minimum criteria, is currently underway.

24 March 2017 - NW461

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De Freitas, Mr MS to ask the Minister of Police

Whether his department procured any services from and/or made any payments to (a) Mr Mzwanele Manyi, (b) the Progressive Professionals Forum, (c) the Decolonisation Fund and/or (d) the Black Business Council; if not, in each case, why not; if so, what (i) services were procured, (ii) was the total cost, (iii) is the detailed breakdown of such costs, (iv) was the total amount paid, (v) was the purpose of the payments and (vi) is the detailed breakdown of such payments in each case?

Reply:

(a)-(d), (i)-(vi) The South African Police Service (SAPS) could not detect that any services were procured or payments made to the mentioned individual, Forum, Fund and / or Council.

23 March 2017 - NW408

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Robertson, Mr K to ask the Minister of Police

(1)Whether, with reference to his reply to question 1875 on 22 September 2016, the identity of the person(s) who was being escorted by the security convoy detail has been established; if not, why not; if so, who was being escorted by the security convoy detail on the day of the specified accident; (2) what is the current status of the investigation into CAS 208/08/2016 opened at the Piet Retief Police Station in Mpumalanga; (3) whether any person(s) has or have been (a) arrested or (b) prosecuted yet; if not, in each case, why not; if so, (i) what are the relevant details in each case and (ii) (aa) on what date and (bb) where will the next court appearance take place

Reply:

(1) Yes, Mr Vusi Motha, the Executive Mayor of Mkhondo Municipality, was escorted by the security convoy detail from the RSS Security Company, of Richards Bay in KwaZulu-Natal.

(2) The investigation with regards to Piet Retief CAS 208/08/2016, has not yet been concluded. Medical reports of the persons who were injured in the collision and four witness statements must still be obtained.

(3) (a) Nobody was arrested in this matter.

(b) Nobody has been prosecuted in this matter.

(b)(i) The investigation must first be concluded, subsequent to which the case docket will be presented to the Senior Public Prosecutor at the Piet Retief Magistrate’s Court, for a decision on prosecution.

(b)(ii)(aa) Not applicable, as prosecution has not been initiated.

(bb) Not applicable, as prosecution has not been initiated.

10 March 2017 - NW247

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Mhlongo, Mr P to ask the Minister of Police

(a) What is the danger allowance rate for police and (b) when was the last time it was reviewed and increased?

Reply:

A.   The Danger Allowance Dispensation was terminated in 2001 in the South African Police Service (SAPS) with the conclusion of Safety and Security Sectoral Bargaining Council (SSSBC) Agreement 4 of 2001.

Agreement 4/2001, introduced a Service Allowance,taking into consideration the unique situation of the SAPS with regard to the affordability of the danger allowance and other allowances. The Agreement was a consolidation of the Danger Allowance, Special Danger Allowance and Standby Allowance into one amount of R400,00.

B.   The amount has never been reviewed since 2001, and it is currently on the agenda of the SSSBC, for review.

10 March 2017 - NW201

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Waters, Mr M to ask the Minister of Police

(a) How many raids did the SA Police Service conduct at a certain address (details furnished) (i) in 2015, (ii) in 2016 and (iii) since 1 January 2017, (b) what was confiscated in each raid and (c) how many persons were arrested in each raid?

Reply:

(a) (i)(ii)(iii) There were no raids conducted at a certain address (details furnished) in 2015, 2016 and since 1 January 2017.

(b) (c) Not Applicable

10 March 2017 - NW163

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Bozzoli, Prof B to ask the Minister of Police

Are there any investigations of corruption that are currently being undertaken by the (a) SA Police Service or (b) any other law enforcement agency at technical and vocational education and training colleges; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

Reply:

(a)(b) There were no cases reported to the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation on corruption allegations at any of the educational institutions in question.

10 March 2017 - NW248

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Mhlongo, Mr P to ask the Minister of Police

(a) What is the total number of police stations or satellite police stations that were opened since 1994 to date in (i) Limpopo, (ii) North-West, (iii) Gauteng and (iv) Mpumalanga provinces, (b) how many were subsequently closed and (c) what are the reasons for closure in each case?

Reply:

(a),(i) to (iv); (b) and (c)

The table below reflects the total number of police stations or satellite police stations that were opened since 1994, to date, in (i) Limpopo, (ii) Gauteng, (iii) Mpumalanga and (iv) North West provinces, (b) and the number of police stations that were subsequently closed and the reasons for their closure:

PROVINCE

POLICE STATION

SATELLITE

YEAR OPENED (since 1994 to date)

YEAR CLOSED

REASONS FOR CLOSURE

Limpopo

 

Muyexe

2010

Operational

 

Limpopo

 

Bandelierkop

2010

Operational

 

Limpopo

Mashashane

 

2012

Operational

 

Limpopo

Masemola

 

2011

Operational

 

Limpopo

Westenburg

 

2012

Operational

 

Limpopo

Muswodi

 

2016

Operational

 

Limpopo

Vhulaudzi

 

2016

Operational

 

Limpopo

Mokwakwaila

 

2015

Operational

 

Limpopo

Botlokwa

 

2010

Operational

 

Limpopo

Rakgoadi

 

2015

Operational

 

Limpopo

Matlerekeng

 

2016

Operational

 

Limpopo

Sebayeng

 

2013

Operational

 
 

Gauteng

Orange Farms

 

1997

Operational

 

Gauteng

Ivory Park

 

1997

Operational

 

Gauteng

 

Marabastad

 2010

2015

The Community didnot want it anymore

Gauteng

 

Munsieville

1998

Operational

 

Gauteng

 

Zandspruit

 2008

Operational

Poor facilities

Gauteng

 

Welverdiend

1998

Operational

 

Gauteng

 

Kocksoord

 2001

1999

Investigation underway to re-open it

Gauteng

Katlehong North

 

2012

Operational

 

Gauteng

Zonkizizwe

 

2002

Operational

 

Gauteng

Midrand

 

2005

Operational

 

Gauteng

Temba

 

2006

Operational

 

Gauteng

Bekkersdal

 

2012

Operational

 

Gauteng

Moffatview

 

2012

Operational

 

Gauteng

Mamelodi East

 

2007

Operational

 

Gauteng

Eersterust

 

2008

Operational

 

Gauteng

 

Azaadville

 2006

2010

Closed due to Sector Policing being implemented

Gauteng

 

Geluksdal

 1996

2011

Closed due to the new TsakanePolice Station which is 1 km away from the Satellite

Gauteng

 

Zuurbekom

2012

Operational

Operational daily from 08:00 to 16:00

Gauteng

Vaal Marina

 

2012

Operational

 

Gauteng

Tembisa South

 

2014

Operational

 

Gauteng

 

Morula Sun

 1998

2014

Insufficient personnel - Sector Policing

Gauteng

 

Phutanong

1999

Operational

 

Gauteng

 

Braam Fischer

2014

Operational

 

Gauteng

 

Glenharvie

2015

Operational

 

Gauteng

 

Melville

 1994

2005

Insufficient Personnel - Sector Policing

Gauteng

 

Zithobeni

 2002

2014

Burned down by community

Gauteng

Moffatview

 

2012

Operational

 

Gauteng

Olievenhoutbosch

 

2010

Operational

 

Gauteng

 

Cosmo City

2010

Operational

 

Gauteng

 

Thembelihle

 2002

2011

Personnel Shortage (Security of SAPS members)

PROVINCE

POLICE STATION

SATELLITE

YEAR OPENED (since 1994 to date)

YEAR CLOSED

REASONS FOR CLOSURE

Mpumalanga

Pienaar

 

2004

Operational

 

Mpumalanga

Mbuzini

 

2013

Operational

 

Mpumalanga

Phola

 

2016

Operational

 

Mpumalanga

 

Ximhungwe

2009

Operational

 

Mpumalanga

 

Daggakraal

2000

Operational

 

Mpumalanga

 

Driefontein

1998

Operational

 

Mpumalanga

 

 Badfontein

2003

Operational

 

Mpumalanga

 

Siyathemba

Post 1994

2000

Burned down during public protests

Mpumalanga

 

Emjindini

Post 1994

2015

Burned down during public protests

Mpumalanga

 

Botleng

Post 1994

2010

Building dilapidated

Mpumalanga

 

Tjakastad

Post 1994

2015

Burned down during public protests

Mpumalanga

 

Kwazamokuhle

Post 1994

2013

Burned down during public protests

Mpumalanga

 

Msogwaba

Post 1994

2004

New Police Station constructed (Pienaar)

Mpumalanga

 

Daanjie

Post 1994

2004

New Police Station constructed (Pienaar)

Mpumalanga

 

Hectorspuit

Post 1994

2009

Insufficient Workload

Mpumalanga

 

Lebohang

Post 1994

2008

Burned down during public protests

Mpumalanga

 

Badfontein

Post 1994

2014

Insufficient workload

Mpumalanga

 

Dundonald

Post 1994

2015

New Police Station in Planning Phase

Mpumalanga

 

Phola

Post 1994

2015

Upgraded to a Fully Fledged Police Station

Mpumalanga

 

Thuthukani

Post 1994

2011

Burned down during public protests

Mpumalanga

 

Phungutsha

Post 1994

2014

Police Station under construction

Mpumalanga

 

Kamhlushwa

Post 1994

2014

Police Station under construction

PROVINCE

POLICE STATION

SATELLITE

YEAR OPENED (since 1994 to date)

YEAR CLOSED

REASONS FOR CLOSURE

North West

 

Tigane

2010

Operational

 

North West

 

Skeerpoort

2010

Operational

 

North West

Hebron

 

2010

Operational

 

North West

Huhudi

 

2006

Operational

Satellite upgraded to Police Station

North West

 

Dinokana

1998

Operational

 

North West

Lethabong

 

1996

Operational

 

North West

Lichtenburg

 

2010

Operational

 

North West

 

Disaneng

2000

Operational

 

North West

 

Wonderkop

2010

Operational

 

North West

 

Bapong

2016

Operational

 

North West

 

Freedom Park

2010

Operational

 

North West

 

Monakato

2010

Operational

 

North West

 

Waterfall Mall

2013

Operational

 

North West

Sun City

 

1998

Operational

 

North West

 

Mabeskraal

2004

Operational

 

North West

 

Kokomeng

1998

Operational

 

North West

 

Zinniaville

2010

Operational

 

North West

 

Braklaagte

2010

Operational

 

North West

Bapong

 

Being built, not opened yet

 

 

North West

MoekaVuma

 

Being built, not opened yet

 

 

North West

Mareetsane

 

Being built, not opened yet

 

 

North West

Mabeskraal

 

Being built, not opened yet

 

 

North West

Dwarsberg

 

Being built, not opened yet

 

 

           

10 March 2017 - NW166

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Robertson, Mr K to ask the Minister of Police

Does the SA Police Service have a mandate to initiate lifestyle audits on citizens of the country; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) what legislation is applicable in this process, (b) what requisite legislation needs to be in place before such an instruction is given, (c) which person and/or department is responsible for (i) approving the lifestyle audit and (ii) investigating the lifestyle audit and (d) what procedural steps has his department taken to implement a lifestyle audit?

Reply:

No.

A.  The Prevention of Organised Crime Act, 1998 (Act No. 121 of 1998) provides for asset forfeiture in respect of the proceeds of crime or instrumentalities of crime. The Service may conduct investigations where a person has allegedly benefited from crime. The outcome of such investigations must be reported to the Asset Forfeiture Unit of the National Prosecuting Authority to facilitate the forfeiture of assets.

B.  Section 23 of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act, 2004 (Act No. 12 of 2004) provides that the National Director of Public Prosecutions (“NDPP”), may apply to a judge for an investigative direction in respect of a person who maintains a standard of living which is not proportionate to his or her past or present income or assets.  If the application is authorised, the NDPP may question the suspect or any other person to produce evidence or to answer questions.  

C.  (i)    See above.

     (ii)   Not applicable.

D.   Not applicable.

10 March 2017 - NW175

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Van Der Walt, Ms D to ask the Minister of Police

Whether CAS 61/12/2015 lodged at the Richards Bay Police Station on or around the first week of December 2015 has been forwarded to the National Prosecuting Authority for prosecution; if not, (a) why not and (b) by what date will the specified case be forwarded for prosecution; if so, what are the relevant details of all charges laid in the case?

Reply:

Richards Bay CAS 61/12/2015 was sent to court on 2 November 2016 for decision.

The docket was returned to the investigating officer on 14 December 2016 with follow-up directives and a submission date of on or before 24 February 2017. The charge sheet will only be drafted by the Prosecutor once a decision on the charges to be laid is finalised.

27 February 2017 - NW152

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Redelinghuys, Mr MH to ask the Minister of Police

With reference to paragraphs 14.12 and 14.20 of the recommendations contained the report compiled by CPN Forensic and Accounting Services on 23 April 2014 into alleged irregularities at the SA Police Services (SAPS), did the SAPS ever had the appointment of certain persons (details furnished) reviewed at national level; if not, why not; if so, (a) what was the outcome of the review process and (b) what further action was taken?

Reply:

With regard to the above question please be informed that a comprehensive response is still being formulated. Therefore a reply with accurate answers will soon be made available to you sooner.

27 February 2017 - NW150

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Redelinghuys, Mr MH to ask the Minister of Police

With reference to paragraph 14.3 of the recommendations contained in the report compiled by CPN Forensic and Accounting Services on 23 April 2014 into alleged irregularities at the SA Police Service (SAPS), did the SAPS (a) conduct an audit into outstanding delivery notes, including a comparison of orders, invoices, delivery notes, payments and SAP 24 registers, (b) ask National Treasury to do any investigations in terms of the Public Finance Management Act, Act 1 of 1999 and the Treasury Regulations into losses that occurred as a result of chemicals that have expired as a result of overstocking, (c) ensure that a proper independent scientific testing been carried out on samples of the chemicals that were in the CRC and LCRC stores to ascertain whether such samples were of an inferior quality and (d) report the issue of (i) VAT irregularities to the SA Revenue Service for further investigation, (ii) the possible matter of collusion between Crimetech Laboratories and Kriminalistik to the National Treasury, (iii) prima facie misrepresentations made by Crimetech Laboratories and Kriminalistik to the National Treasury and (iv) VAT irregularities committed by Crimetech Laboratories and Kriminalistik, to the National Treasury; if not in each case, why not; if so, (aa) what was the outcome of each specified action and (bb) what follow -up steps were taken in each case?

Reply:

With regard to the above question please be informed that a comprehensive response is still being formulated. Therefore a response with accurate answers will be made available to you sooner.

22 February 2017 - NW117

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Marais, Mr EJ to ask the Minister of Police

How many (a) police officers are currently stationed at the Tsakane Police Station in Gauteng and (b) of the specified police officers (i) are not yet competent to carry firearms and (ii) failed firearm competency retraining tests?

Reply:

(a) Functional members at the Tsakane Police Station

176

(b)(i) Members not yet competent to carry firearms

8

(b)(ii) Members who failed the competency retraining test

8

22 February 2017 - NW116

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Marais, Mr EJ to ask the Minister of Police

How many (a) police officers are currently stationed at the Katlehong Police Station in Gauteng and (b) of the specified police officers (i) are not yet competent to carry firearms and (ii) failed firearm competency retraining tests?

Reply:

(a) Functional members at the Brakpan Police Station

227

(b)(i) Members not yet competent to carry firearms

9

(b)(ii) Members who failed the competency retraining test

5