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12 December 2022 - NW4545

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

What are the details of the number of cases of (a) assault on the elderly and (b) theft and/or embezzlement of SA Social Security Agency grant money of the elderly that were reported to the SA Police Service in 2021?

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12 December 2022 - NW4524

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Hlengwa, Mr M to ask the Minister of Police

Whether he will furnish Mr M Hlengwa with a list of (a) all the satellite police stations that are not currently operational in KwaZulu-Natal and (b) the area that the specified satellite station serve; if not, why not; if so, what (i) are the relevant details and (ii) are the reasons that the satellite police stations are not operational ?

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12 December 2022 - NW4507

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Terblanche, Mr OS to ask the Minister of Police

In light of the fact that the SA Police Service returned an amount of R31 806 000 allocated for the development of new police stations and other essential infrastructure projects to the National Treasury due to the apparent inability of his department and (b)(i) how and (ii) by what date the projects be constructed?

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12 December 2022 - NW4575

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Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Police

Following the discovery of the theft of firearms from the Norwood Police Station, (a) which operations have been conducted nationally to inspect police stations and (b) what were the finds?

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12 December 2022 - NW4546

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

Whether his department has any plans in place to avail persons who can communicate in sign language at police stations to ensure that persons with hearing impairments are able to report crime; if not, what alternative solutions does the SA Police Service currently have in place to ensure equality of access to justice for persons with disabilities; if so, what are the relevant details?

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05 December 2022 - NW3748

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Siwisa, Ms AM to ask the Minister of Police

What are the reasons that the SA Police Service failed to intercept the act of a women in Parow, who was on the verge of selling her 4 year –old child to paedophiles and which was only brought to the attention of the Government after the Federal Bureau of investigation intercepted the gruesome act of the mother?

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21 November 2022 - NW4062

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Winkler, Ms HS to ask the Minister of Police

What (a) are the latest crime statistics for the Town Hill Police Station in the Msunduzi Local Municipality, (b) geographical area does the specified police station serve and (c) total number of (i) households does the station serve, (ii) vehicles does the police station have, ((iii) vehicles are not operational and (iv) detectives are stationed at the police station?

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21 November 2022 - NW4129

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

With refrence to his reply to oral question 637 on 27 October 2022, which contains proposed estimates, what (a) was the exact pay-out amount for each claim lodged in the (i) 2020-21 financial years based on the merits of each case.7-, (b) measures has his department put in place to update the training of police officers so as to prevent similar claims in the future and (c) are the consequences that will be faced by the guilty police officers to hold them accountable and/or responsible for their actions?

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08 November 2022 - NW3844

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Abrahams, Ms ALA to ask the Minister of Police

In light of the fact that the age consent in the Republic is 16 years old, therefore it is against the law for anyone to have sex with someone who is under 16 and constitutes a statutory rape with exceptions (details furnished), and noting teenage pregnancies in the Republic with girls as young as nine years old giving birth, which is a cause of concern, in the period 2018 up to the latest specified date for which information is available, what is the total number of (a) statutory rape cases opened (b) cases dismissed and/or acquitted as a result of poor and/or incomplete investigations by the SA Police Service, (c) cases withdrawn by the victim and/or victim’s family and (d) cases still under investigation for statutory rape in each province?

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28 October 2022 - NW3646

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What was the total cost to the SA Police Service (SAPS) with regard to firearm-related court cases in the period 1 January 2018 up to the latest specified date for which information is available; (2) ( a) in what year was each of the specified cases before the court, (b) what were the legal costs to the State for the legal representatives for (i) the SAPS and (ii) other parties in each case and (c) whether the SAPS won or lost the specified cases; (3) whether he will make a statement on the matter?

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28 October 2022 - NW3596

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Gondwe, Dr M to ask the Minister of Police

What is the progress in relation to case number CAS 753/08/20 opened at Sunnyside Police Station against 242 public servants who benefited from the R350 Social Relief of Distress grant?

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28 October 2022 - NW2909

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) (a) What (i) total number of employees of his department are currently working from home, (ii) number of such employees have special permission to work from home and (ii) are the reason for granting such special permission and (b) on why date will such employees return to their respective offices; (2) whether he will make a statement on the matter?

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17 October 2022 - NW3299

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

Noting that during the SA Local Government Association Council of Mayors conference held on 8 and 9 September 2022 in East London, the President, Mr M C Ramaphosa, revealed that more than 300 municipal ward councillors have been murdered in the Republic in the few years, (a) what measured has the SA Police Service put in place to prevent the continuous killing of municipal ward councillors, (b) (i) what trends and/or patterns have been identified in the specified cases and (ii) how has the information been used to ensure the safety of municipal ward councillors and (c) will he furnish Ms Z Majozi with a report on the arrests that have been made in the cases in the past two years?

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10 October 2022 - NW2587

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Lees, Mr RA to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What is the number of (a) criminal cases opened, (b) convictions achieved, (c) child abuse cases opened and (d) persons convicted of child abuse as a result of charges laid at each police station within the Uthekela District Municipality in the period 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021; (2) what are the relevant details of the (a) specialised equipment and (b) rooms for use in the instances of child abuse reported at each police station within the Uthekela District Municipality in the period 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021; (3) what are the details of the (a) holding cells available and (b) the number of usable holding cells at each police stations within the Uthukela District Municipality in the period 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021?

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10 October 2022 - NW2482

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) In view of the violence against women and children, and crimes of sexual nature in particular, what (a) is the minimum number of rape kits that must be available at a police station and (b) is the period before the kits functioning expire; (2) what (a) number of officers of the SA Police Service (SAPS) do not comply with the specified requirement and (b) are the names of SAPS officers that so not meet the requirements; (3) whether all members of the SAPS received training in the appropriate handling of the kits; if not, why not, if so, what are the relevant details; (4) what measures have been put in place to ensure that a member of the SAPS who is properly trained in the use of the rape kits is available when a rape victim comes to the office to lay a charge; (5) whether he will make a statement on the matter?

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10 October 2022 - NW2646

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Terblanche, Mr OS to ask the Minister of Police

With regard to the recent attach and robbery at the Kwaggafontein Police Station in Mpumalanga on 15 June 2022, what(a) total number of functional police members were (i) on duty at the time the incident took place, (ii) armed and (iii) on duty in the Customer Service Centre and (b) physical access control measures are available at the specified police station?

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30 September 2022 - NW3084

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De Freitas, Mr MS to ask the Minister of Police

With reference to combating fraudulent South African passports, what total number of (a) arrests have been made in this regard in the (i) past three financial years and (ii) since 1 January 2022 and (b) prosecutions have taken place?

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30 September 2022 - NW2619

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Terblanche, Mr OS to ask the Minister of Police

In view of the recent spate of mass shootings at taverns across the country, a mass shooting being defined as three or more people being shot in the same incident, what are the relevant details of the number (a) mass shootings at taverns, (b) persons murdered in the specified mass shooting and (c) persons injured in the shootings (i) in the period (aa) 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020 and (bb) 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021?

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28 September 2022 - NW2460

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Mente, Ms NV to ask the Minister of Police

Whether the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) was requested to investigate circumstances that led to it receiving a payment of R8 million; if so, (a) who requested the investigation, (b) what (i) processes were followed to engage the SIU and (ii) what is the reason for the engagement with the SIU not being done by the National Commissioner of the SA Police Service who serves as its Accounting Officer?

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(a)(b)(i)(ii) The Special I investigating Unit (SIU) will be in a better position to respond to this question.

Reply to question 2460 recommended

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
SF MASEMOLA
Date: 22-09-2022

Reply to question 2460 approved

MINISTER OF POLICE
GENERAL BH CELE, MP
Date: 27/09/2022

28 September 2022 - NW2453

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Herron, Mr BN to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether, given that a 9 mm Glock Pistol issued to a member of the City of Cape Town’s Special Investigating Unit (SIU) was reported stolen to the Bellville South Police Station under case member CAS179/3/2020, and then allegedly in June 2022 recovered from the ceiling of a member of the City’s SIU (details furnished), the specified firearm has been retrieved by the SA Police Service (SAPS); if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details; (2) whether the specified firearm was handed over by the City of Cape Town to SAPS for investigation and ballistic tests; if not, why not; if so, what are the relevant details?

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28 September 2022 - NW3094

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

Considering that the Information Regulator has issued summons to the SA Police Service (SAPS) regarding details relating to the alleged release of personal information of the Krugersdorp rape victims by SAPS, what (a) protocol are in place for the safe keeping of victims personal information, (b) are the (i) tools used to capture data on crime scenes and (ii) detailed overview of how the data capturing tools are safeguard and (c) are the various penalties that SAPS have implemented for breaching information protocols related to the Protection of Personal Information Act, Act 4 of 2013 ?

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28 September 2022 - NW3156

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

Whether the SA Police Service (SAPS) paid for an/or continues to pay for any legal assistance to any of the SAPS members who are implicated in the CAS 988/06/2017 opened at the Hillbrow Police Station; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

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28 September 2022 - NW3232

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Ceza, Mr K to ask the Minister of Police

On what date will he appoint a station commander on full-time basis in the Amangwe traditional community and Estcourt in KwaZulu-Natal?

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27 September 2022 - NW2537

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Ceza, Mr K to ask the Minister of Police

What are the reasons for the delays around the investigation into case number CAS 317/3/2022?

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22 September 2022 - NW2465

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Maotwe, Ms OMC to ask the Minister of Police

What assistance did the (a) SA Police Service and/or (b) crime intelligence agents provide in (i) tracking down the alleged perpetrators and (ii) recovering the stolen loot from the Phala Phala farm?

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(a)(b)(i)(ii) The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) is still busy with the criminal investigation, since it was reported in June 2022 and as such, the DPCI would like to maintain the integrity of this ongoing criminal investigation without publicly divulging the steps that are being taken

Reply to question 2465 recommended

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
SF MASEMOLA
Date: 19-09-2022

Reply to question 2465 approved

MINISTER OF POLICE
GENERAL BH CELE, MP
Date: 21/09/2022

22 September 2022 - NW2524

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

(1) In view of the gang rape of eight women in Krugersdorp, what preventative measures have since been put in place to address rape endemic scourge of rape in the Republic; (2) besides the identification of the perpetrators, what (a) progress has been made on the investigation to date and (b) steps has the police in the area taken to protect the survivors against victimisation; (3) how has the specified incident affected the approach of the SA Police Service to prevention of sexual crimes in the Republic?

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20 September 2022 - NW3004

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Mabika, Mr M to ask the Minister of Police

Whether he and/or his department submitted a policy review document and/or any other government policy document to structures outside of the Government, either to private and/or external structures or structures of any political affiliation during the past five years; if no, what is the position in this regard; if so, (a) will he furnish Mr M S Mabika with copies of all such documents and (b) what are the reasons that the Government documents were provided to each structures?

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20 September 2022 - NW2908

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1). (a) What number of police stations were robbed in each of the (i) 2018-19, (ii) 2019-20, (iii) 2020-21 and (iv) 2021-22 financial years and (b) at which specified police station did each robbery take place in each of the specified financial years; (2) what number of (a) firearms of each calibre and (b) rounds of ammunition of each calibre were (i) stolen and (ii) recovered in each of the specified periods; (3) what number of persons were (a) arrested and (b) successfully prosecuted in this regard?

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20 September 2022 - NW2469

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Ntlangwini, Ms EN to ask the Minister of Police

What are the reasons that Major-General Wally Rhoodes has been removed and/or suspended from his position following the investigation of the burglary and theft at the Phala Phala farm?

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20 September 2022 - NW2788

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Terblanche, Mr OS to ask the Minister of Police

(1). Whether the allegations that big criminals syndicates are operating within Eskom at the moment are supported by intelligence gathered by the SA Police Service (SAPS); if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what ate the relevant details; (2) whether any case involving serious crimes that were allegedly committed during the recent illegal strikes were reported to the SAPS; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

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19 September 2022 - NW2700

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Mente, Ms NV to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether he has undertaken any tips to (a) Turkey and (b) Dubai since his appointment as the Minister of Police; if so (2) whether all the expenditure for the specified trips were authorised; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details ?

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19 September 2022 - NW2547

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Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Police

Whether the SA Police Service prioritised the investigations of the continued assassinations of the leaders of Abahlali Based Mjondolo in the eKhenana Commune in KwaZulu-Natal; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what (a) progress has been made in understanding the primary causes of the specified assassinations and (b) total number of persons have been arrested to date?

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15 September 2022 - NW2710

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Phillips, Ms C to ask the Minister of Police

With reference to the complaint for water theft at Polkadraai that was opened by W D F Rocher at the Swartruggens Police Station in the North West on 8 April 2014, case number 31/01/2014, in respect of which no investigation has taken place and no arrest have been made, what are the (a) details of all information pertaining to the case and (b) reasons why no arrests have been made?

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15 September 2022 - NW2688

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What are the reasons that his department has noted as the main drivers of mass shooting (details furnished) in the Republic which have increased by almost 50% in the (a) 2017-18 and (b) 2019-20 financial years according to the Institute for Security Studies; (2) what (a0 measures are planned and/or in place to prevent mass shootings and (b) has he found to be success rate of the specified measures in light of the recent report of mass shootings at taverns and several locations around the Republic; (3) what measures are in place to promote a joint effort between communities and the SA Police Service as both are vital in achieving effective crime fighting strategies?

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15 September 2022 - NW2492

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

Considering the case of police brutality that occurred in Fish Hoek in August, which is currently being investigated by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), (a) what total amount has been paid out to civilians by the SA Police Service in the current financial year for cases of police brutality and (b) which measured have been put in place at the Fish Hoek Police Station to prevent similar instances from happening?

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15 September 2022 - NW2580

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Whitfield, Mr AG to ask the Minister of Police

What is the total number of (a) D1-Adult and (b) D7 – Paediatric Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kits (i) currently in stock and (ii) is required for each SA Police Station?

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14 September 2022 - NW2499

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Terblanche, Mr OS to ask the Minister of Police

What (a) total number of flights has he undertaken to conduct official business since 1 April 2022 and (b) is the total cost of the specified flights?

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12 September 2022 - NW2818

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

What number of members of Crime Intelligence (a) should have Top Secret Security Clearance and (b) have (i) Top Secret Security Clearance and (ii) a lower security clearance?

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12 September 2022 - NW2501

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Marekwa, Ms GP to ask the Minister of Police

What (a) measures have been taken to reinforce security at the borders of the Republic in the fight against sophisticated syndicates in order to combat the illicit and diverse drug activities and (b) has he found is the current progress of the initiatives taken?

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12 September 2022 - NW2483

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Groenewald, Dr PJ to ask the Minister of Police

(1) whether with reference to his reply to question 929 on 12 April 2022, any prosecutions have been instituted with regard to lost items in the store of the Norwood Police Station office where evidence is stored; if not, why not; if so, (a) against what number of persons and (b) what number of persons against whom prosecutions have been instituted are (i) members of the SA Police Service and (ii) what rank does each specified person have; (2) whether he make a stamen on the matter?

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12 September 2022 - NW2467

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Maotwe, Ms OMC to ask the Minister of Police

Whether any member of the SA Police Service have been found to have used police resources to conceal any criminal wrongdoing with regard to the break-in and theft at the Phala Phala farm in Limpopo; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

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The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (DPCI) is still busy with the criminal investigation and once such investigation is finalised, it will be taken to the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) for a decision whether to prosecute anyone or not.

Reply to question 2467 recommended

GENERAL NATIONAL COMMISSIONER: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE SERVICE
SF MASEMOLA
Date: 07-09-2022

Reply to question 2467 approved

MINISTER OF POLICE
GENERAL BH CELE, MP
Date: 11/09/2022

12 September 2022 - NW2625

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Terblanche, Mr OS to ask the Minister of Police

What are the details of each police station in each province that does not have holding cells on its premises?

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12 September 2022 - NW2619

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Terblanche, Mr OS to ask the Minister of Police

In view of the recent spate of mass shootings at taverns across the country, a mass shooting being defined as three or more people being shot in the same incident, what are the relevant details of the number of the number of (a) mass shooting at taverns, (b) persons murdered in the specified mass shooting and (c) person injured in the shootings (i) in the period (aa) 1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020 and (bb) 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021 and (ii) since 1 January 2022?

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12 September 2022 - NW2687

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether, in light of multiple incidents of conflicts between e-hailing/ride-hailing drivers and metered taxi drivers, his department has put any measures in place to prevent these conflicts; if not, why not; if so, what measures; (2) whether his department has put any measures in place to curb the real risk of assault and hijacking faced by ride-hailing drivers; if not, why not; if so, what measures?

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12 September 2022 - NW2468

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Ntlangwini, Ms EN to ask the Minister of Police

Whether any investigation has been launched into the alleged involvement of any official of the SA Police Service in the covering up of any criminal wrongdoing with regard to break-in and theft committed at the Phala Phala farm of the President, Mr M C Ramaphosa; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

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12 September 2022 - NW2548

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Shembeni, Mr HA to ask the Minister of Police

What are the reasons that the SA Police Service has not made any progress with the investigation into the disappearance on Ms Sinazo Jack from Qeqe village in Bolotwa Dutywa, in the Eastern Cape, who disappeared on 1 June 2019 and has not been found since?

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12 September 2022 - NW2586

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Lees, Mr RA to ask the Minister of Police

(1). (a) What is the number of SA Police Service (SAPS) motor vehicles that was (i) allocated to each police station, (ii) available at each police station and (ii) used by SAPS members to travel to and from home within the UThukela District Municipality in the period 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021; (2) what was the number of (a) SAPS members stationed and (b) vacancies at each police station within the UThukela District Municipal area in the period 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021?

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31 August 2022 - NO328

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Moss, Ms LN to ask the Minister of Police

(1) Whether he had any dialogues with the MEC of Community Safety, Mr R Allen, of the Western Cape Provincial Government, in trying to respond to the challenges of underfunding and the project of affirming neighbourhood watches at the expense of community police forums; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details? (2) what interventions are in place to respond to the specified challenges?

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31 August 2022 - NO354

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Meshoe, Rev KR to ask the Minister of Police

(1) What total number of kidnappings of children and women have taken place in the Republic over the past two years; (2) whether it has been established that the kidnappings were primarily linked to crime syndicates; if not, what is the position in this regard; if so, what are the relevant details?

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31 August 2022 - NO305

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Majozi, Ms Z to ask the Minister of Police

Whether, with regard to an illegal ceremony performed at the Enyokeni Royal Palace on Saturday 13 August 2022 in which Prince Simakade kaZwelithini declared himself King of the Zulu Nation, despite His Majesty, King Misuzulu kaZwelithini, already having been declared the rightful heir of King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu, having been recognised by the President of the Republic of South Africa, Mr M C Ramaphosa, and gazetted as King of the Zulu Nation, any steps were taken to prevent such an illegal activity after complaints were made to the local SA Police Service; if not, why not; if so, what steps will be taken in this regard?

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