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How can KZN police do their jobs properly without adequate ...


How can KZN police do their jobs properly without adequate support?

Parliamentary delegation hears how infrastructure and corruption hamper cops’ ability to do their work

Mfundo Mkhize

KwaZulu-Natal police are hamstrung by resources and apartheid spatial planning, rendering them open to corruption, unable to do their crime-fighting jobs and vulnerable to being killed. 

That’s according to top provincial police and community safety heads who briefed members of the national council of provinces (NCOP) at the provincial  legislature on Tuesday.

The parliamentary members are on a week-long mission to the province, visiting police stations that record a high number of crimes. These include Manguzi in northern KZN, Plessislaer near Pietermaritzburg and the Montclair, Inanda and Bellair stations within the greater Durban area. ..

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