Police must defend themselves - Zuma

2016-02-11 21:14
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We refuse to be addressed by a criminal - Julius Malema after leaving SONA

2016-02-11 21:03

EFF president Julius Malema delivered what he called the "real" State of the Nation Address outside Parliament on Thursday night, competing with President Jacob Zuma's voice booming through speakers on the precinct.WATCH

Cape Town - A total of 57 police officers have been murdered so far in the 2015/16 financial year, President Jacob Zuma said during his State of the Nation address on Thursday.

"We condemn this criminality," he said.

"We urge the police to defend themselves when attacked, within the confines of the law."

Zuma said the police were undergoing a turnaround and adopting a "back to basics" approach to improve under-performing police stations.

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