‘We die like flies’: Diepsloot gripped by fear after cop killing

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‘We die like flies’: Diepsloot gripped by fear after cop killing

Locals say ministers Cele and Motsoaledi are all talk, and claim foreigners are to blame for crime

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More promises and no action.

That is how Diepsloot residents in Gauteng on Monday described a visit by police minister Bheki Cele and home affairs minister Aaron Motsoaledi following violent protests in the area last week.

“They just came here and made promises. They said they’ll deploy more police officers to the area immediately, but that didn’t happen,” street committee leader Lucas Mokoena told Times Select...

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