CRIME | Police minister Bheki Cele assures public, the cluster noted ruling, and law enforcement will be out this festive season to protect democracy.
“As we conclude, the cluster wishes to also note the recent ruling by the North Gauteng High Court nullifying and setting aside the decision of the national commissioner on granting medical parole to former President Jacob Zuma.
“We have noted the DCS decision to appeal the judgment. As the cluster, we wish to reiterate our confidence in our constitutional democracy that provides that all people are equal before the law,” Cele said.
The separation of powers and the independence of the Judiciary are the bedrock of our Constitution, and the courts function without fear or favour as they entrench the rule of law. Any form of recourse must follow appropriate channels within the confines of the law.
Cele said, as mentioned before, the police and other law-enforcement agencies will be out in full force this festive season to ensure the safety and security of everyone. As the JCPS Cluster.
“We remain committed to upholding the laws of the country,” he said.
Therefore, as SAPS they would like to assure the nation that working with communities, it will ensure the safety of the public during this festive period.