Police Minister kicks off Safer Festive Season operations inspection tour in Mpumalanga

MPUMALANGA - Police Minister, General Bheki Cele has arrived on a visit the Mpumalanga Province, to join the SAPS Safer Festive Season operation.

The Minister's visit is part of the efforts by the South African Police Service to turn the tide against crime 'Zizojika Izinto' this festive season.

The Minister is joined by some of the SAPS top management of the South African Police Service. The Provincial Commissioner of Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General BM Zuma, introduced the parade formation and the MEC for Community Safety, GC Shabalala. Introduced General Cele who began his visit by addressing the multidisciplinary parade, made up of law enforcement agencies at Mbombela Stadium. During his address, General Bheki Cele indicated that law enforcement officers should make sure that the public are, and feel, safe by using all the equipment that they were given to protect the citizens as well as the property even during this festive season.

Source: South African Police Service