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Minister Fritz to unpack Court Watching Brief report

20 October 2020

Minister Fritz to unpack Court Watching Brief report on cases struck off the court role

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, will host a press conference on the Court Watching Brief report for the period of 1 July – 30 September 2020. In particular, the briefing will highlight:

  • The number of cases monitored which were struck off the court roll due to policing inefficiencies;
  • Of which, how many were GBV related; and
  • Steps to address these policing inefficiencies going forward.

This comes after Minister Fritz tasked an official within the Court Watching Brief unit to monitor Gender Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) and Domestic Violence (DV) cases.

Date: Wednesday, 21 October 2020                    

Time: 12:00 – 13:00

Location: Ministry balcony, 5th floor, 35 Wale Street, Cape Town, 8000

Please confirm your attendance in advance to ensure Covid-19 compliance. Kindly send your name, media house and contact details to Cayla by Wednesday 9am.

Media Enquiries: 

Cayla Ann Tomás Murray
Spokesperson for Minister Albert Fritz
Tel: 021 483 8550
Cell: 064 121 7959
Email: Cayla.murray@westerncape.gov.za