Sex work clients ‘will be exposed’

2018-06-05 06:01
Colonel Shawn van Wyk, the station commander for Lansdowne Police Station.PHOTO: aishah cassiem

Colonel Shawn van Wyk, the station commander for Lansdowne Police Station.PHOTO: aishah cassiem

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Colonel Shawn van Wyk, Lansdowne Station Commander is warning residents to refrain from encouraging prostitution in the area.

This follows an intense operation last month to curb prostitution and remove several sex workers from the streets of Wetton and Lansdowne. (“Clear our streets of prostitution”, People’s Post, 8 May).

“The number has decreased since our last operation and we will continue to cure the streets from these activities through several operations.

“We are also warning clients who support prostitution to step back. We will expose their faces or identity to the community, if they continue. With their support, prostitution will continue to be an issue,” warns Van wyk.

Having taken up the position earlier this year, Van Wyk says he will continue to tackle the ills of society with his team and will not tolerate any further illegal activities in the area.


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