Law enforcement officials have been deployed
to Manenberg, over the past few days there's been a spate of alleged deadly
shootings in the area following the murder of an alleged gang leader.
Gun battles between gangs have
been holding residents hostage since last week.
The City of Cape Town's Robbie
Roberts says safety and security has been stepped up.
“Since the spread of gang violence in the area last week, we redeployed
other Stabilisation Unit members back to the area in order to get stability
there”, He said.
also have the gang and drugs team, consisting currently of Metro Police,
traffic services and law enforcement.”
Meanwhile the Paarl East Community
Policing Forum has called on residents to come forward to help police curb
gangsterism in their community.
Labels: Gang Violence at Manenberg hold residents hostage