WATCH | Residents beg Cele to deploy more cops to crime-ridden Philippi: 'I was almost robbed of my duvet from my bed'

2019-07-14 20:50
Minister of Police Bheki Cele. (Screengrab)

Minister of Police Bheki Cele. (Screengrab)

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Residents of the Cape Town suburb of Philippi East on Sunday begged Police Minister Bheki Cele to deploy more officers to patrol the crime-ridden area.

The minister was conducting a walkabout in the area to engage with residents.

Philippi is one of 10 precincts where Cele said that South African National Defence Force (SANDF) troops would be deployed.

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