The spate of violence and looting in Gauteng this weekend has seen three South African citizens lose their lives to these mindless xenophobic attacks.
Not far away from where Cele was addressing the media, police officers opened fire on rioters with rubber bullets.
Statistics showing the deployment of the army to the Cape Flats has done little to curb the high murder rate and SANCO wants Cele and Fritz held accountable.
The two suspects were shot and killed by police, while 11 of their accomplices were arrested, in an apparent failed attempted robbery in Nkandla.
Law enforcement operations will continue for at least another three months.
Western Cape minister of community safety Albert Fritz welcome news the SANDF would be deployed to the province with a big sigh of relief.
Cele believes the only way to curb the proliferation of illegal firearms is to have a firearms amnesty period.
The SAPS carried on with the search and seizure operation in Philippi without the presence of the SANDF.
It’s been a long time coming, but we’ve officially made it to this point. SANDF will send soldiers into the Cape Flats to help tackle gangsterism.
Patricia de Lille revealed the SAPS have still not moved into the Telkom Towers building they bought over five years ago.
Bheki Cele addressed about 200 residents at the Philippi East community hall during his visit to the area, following the murders of 13 people their
Minister of Police Bheki Cele has slammed the Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Western Cape for not spending enough on policing in poor areas.
Cele also provided updates on the double voting-related arrests.
Cele: “One day is one day”
Bheki Cele says the security cluster will ensure a safe, free and fair election period.
Bheki Cele is expected to confirm or deny the rumours of an impending SAPS strike.
Senna says maintaining the independence of IPID will remain a priority.
Two Parliamentary questions from the DA regarding Julius Malema and Jacob Zuma have turned up two very different answers from Bheki Cele.
Over four years later, there has been very little to suggest that the Senzo Meyiwa murder case is close to being sold, but Bheki Cele believes 2019 is the year.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has delivered a stern warning to undocumented foreign nationals for the remainder of the festive season.
South African police officers who have worked hard for many years wil finally get the promotions they deserve.
Bheki Cele is no longer in the mood to protect his officers, and accepts responsibility for the lax policing after the Global Citizen Fesitval.
Bheki Cele had some words for those who blamed the SAPS for the mess that took place after the festival.
The Minister of Police did say that the war is far from over.