'No need to panic' says Minister Nhleko on South African terror alerts

Minister Nathi Nhleko said South Africans need not panic about their lives being in danger, following the country being on terror alert.

The embassies of United States of America (USA), Australia and the United Kingdom (UK) alerted their citizens that they were placing South Africa on terror alert over the weekend.

702's John Robbie spoke to Minister of Police, Nathi Nhleko, about how the matter is being handled since the news broke.

Listen to the interview below:

There's absolutely no need to panic about such reports. Ordinarily, in the field of security amd intelligence work, there will always be a number of reports that come to the fore.

Nathi Nhleko, Minister of Police

Various shopping malls in Cape Town in Johannesburg have taken precautionary measures in response to the possible dangers that lie ahead.

Our intelligence operatives, together with the Americans, are working on the finer details in terms of exactly what the issues are, and devise measures where necessary.

Nathi Nhleko, Minister of Police
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