Police bosses sound the alarm: Operation Dudula rage could spill over to KwaZulu-Natal

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Police monitor the Pan Africa Shopping Mall in Alexandra on Tuesday following clashes between members of the Operation Dudula movement and foreign nationals.
Police monitor the Pan Africa Shopping Mall in Alexandra on Tuesday following clashes between members of the Operation Dudula movement and foreign nationals.
Rosetta Msimango/City Press

Police believe while the Operation Dudula Movement is gaining momentum in Gauteng, there are signs it is spreading to KwaZulu-Natal and, to a lesser extent, Limpopo and Mpumalanga.

They said Operation Dudula's activities were likely to heighten xenophobic tensions and cause instability with South Africa's neighbours in the Southern African Development Community.

On Friday, police management briefed the Portfolio Committee on Police on their investigations into Operation Dudula activities.

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