MEDIA ALERT: Minister Plato hosts community safety meeting in Uitsig

1 March 2018

Tomorrow, Friday 2 March 2018, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host a community safety meeting in Uitsig.

Minister Plato has received numerous complaints over recent weeks regarding general safety in Uitsig with increased reporting of gang and drug related crime and shootings.

Various stakeholders have been invited to the meeting tomorrow, including the local police, Community Policing Forum (CPF), Neighbourhood Watch, local councillors, religious leaders and community leaders, to listen to the various grievances and to try and identify the root causes for a situation which can never be accepted as normal.

Safety is everyone’s responsibility. If existing safety structures are not working optimally or effectively, or if serious problems exist with current law enforcement strategies, we have to collectively address these as a matter of urgency to improve the safety of the community of Uitsig.

There will be an opportunity for photographs and interviews.



Date:               Friday, 2 March 2018

Time:               11:00

Venue:           Uitsig Civic Centre, Hibiscus Street, Uitsig, Cape Town


Media Enquiries: 

Ewald Botha, Spokesperson for Minister Plato, 079 694 1113