In a bid to cope with 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 stated reviews reaching him indicated that criminals demand ‘safety cash’ from Cape City companies, together with eating places and occasional outlets.
“We view this case very severely as this doesn’t solely represent a criminal offense however this additionally immediately impacts on the grand financial technique of this nation.”
In line with him, the steering committee will concerned all the degrees of presidency and would add sources to deal with 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 Road.
He expressed his concern as he seen that companies had been withdrawing safety racketing circumstances from the station.