Police Minister, General Bheki Cele will on Monday, 21 September 2020, lead a Ministerial Rural Safety Imbizo in Normandien, KwaZulu-Natal.
The Imbizo comes off the back of the Ministers first visit to the area on the 2nd of September 2020, following the murder of two elderly farmers who were shot dead by unknown suspects in their farmhouse. Cele met with organised community, policing and farming structures who raised their concerns around safety in the area.
Minister Cele assured the community that he will return to the area to address some of their concerns through the National Rural Safety Strategy that is aimed at looking at a holistic approach to rural safety that includes collaboration between government, the private sector and civil society.
Members of the media are invited to attend the Imbizo.
Date: 21 September 2020
Venue: Normandien Auction Saleyard Hall; Newcastle
Source: South African Police Service
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