WATCH | Drones go on patrol in Cape gangland

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WATCH | Drones go on patrol in Cape gangland

Residents of Delft follow their eye in the sky in a tuk tuk fitted with a flat-screen TV

Shaun Swingler

Residents in gang-ridden Delft in the Western Cape have taken crime fighting into their own hands by using drones to patrol the streets.

“We put together our own model where we have a tuk tuk and we have a flat-screen TV built into the tuk tuk. As they [the neighbourhood watch] would do their normal patrols, the drone would go ahead of the patrol.

“These guys can’t see around the corners with their naked eye but the drone can,” said CPF chairperson Pastor Charles George...

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