Striking truck drivers have been asked to do so peacefully. Image; Pixabay

Lawlessness not tolerated during truck strike

NATJOINTS has said that lawlessness will not be tolerated during the anticipated truck strike TODAY; they have been meeting to monitor the situation


Striking truck drivers have been asked to do so peacefully. Image; Pixabay

The National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NATJOINTS), has taken action to prevent and combat any forms of lawlessness amidst threats of a protest by striking truck drivers on 30 April 2023.

The organization has mobilized all its resources and key stakeholders for this purpose.

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Law enforcers on high alert during truck strike

Daily meetings have been held by NATJOINTS and its provincial counterparts to monitor the situation and associated risks actively.

Multi-disciplinary joint law enforcement operations are underway, and law enforcement officers have been deployed and are on high alert to heighten police visibility, prevent and combat any form of criminality.

Private security companies have pledged their support through the SAPS E2 project (eyes and ears) to work together to combat criminality.

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Calls for peaceful protest

NATJOINTS assures the nation that no lawlessness in the form of barricading of roads, torching of trucks, and looting of goods from those operating will be tolerated.

Those who participate in the protest are called upon to do so peacefully and respect those who do not wish to participate in the strike.

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NATJOINTS will take appropriate action against those who are found to be on the wrong side of the law.

Members of the public can be assured that the enforcement of the law will be applied within relevant prescripts to ensure people’s freedom of movement is not prohibited, and stability prevails throughout the country.