In a bid to take care of the criminals concerned in safety racketing, the police minister, Bheki Cele arrange a steering committee to curb this menace.
This committee was arrange in Cape City.
He disclosed this newest step to the media on Wednesday afternoon along with Group Security MEC Albert Fritz and Security and Safety Mayco member JP Smith.
Cele mentioned reviews reaching him indicated that criminals demand ‘safety cash’ from Cape City companies, together with eating places and occasional retailers.
“We view this example very critically as this doesn’t solely represent against the law however this additionally immediately impacts on the grand financial technique of this nation.”
In accordance with him, the steering committee will concerned all the degrees of presidency and would add assets to handle the issue.
“We’re inviting the individuals of Cape City to not do enterprise with these individuals.”
The minister on Wednesday visited enterprise in Lengthy Avenue.
He expressed his concern as he seen that companies had been withdrawing safety racketing circumstances from the station.