Nyanga police’s hotline launched for crime

2017-05-11 06:03

The Nyanga Police Cluster has set up a new hotline number to deal with three priority crimes in the area.

Residents can now call 021 684 1531 to report incidents of house robberies, business robberies and hijackings.

According to Captain Ntomboxolo Sitshitshi, this is after a Cluster Crime Combatting Team was established to fight these crimes.

“The team comprises of various SAPS disciplines and focuses on Nyanga being the main contributor, Gugulethu and Philippi East.

The hotline number has now been opened to make it easy for community members to report these incidents,” she explained. However, Sitshitshi warned not to misuse the line.

“We encourage the public to make use of this hot line number. Community members are urged not to abuse the number as it is only meant for trio crimes.”

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