Police Minister visits Marikana informal settlement in Cape Town

Residents of the Marikana informal Settlement in Phillipi have appealed to police to strengthen their presence in the area.

Multiple shootings on Friday night left 11 people dead in what is believed to be revenge attacks for vigilantism.

Minister of Police, Fikile Mbalula visited the area on Tuesday to engage the community and meet with families of the victims.

READ: Mbalula to deploy newly resurrected TRT to Marikana after 11 killed

Spokesperson for the ministry, Vuyo Maga, says police will remain on high alert.

There will be a police presence up until everything comes to normal again and we get a lasting solution to this situation.

Vuyo Maga, spokesperson

After the briefing, the minister will be in a better place to have an appreciation of where we are and what needs to be done.

Vuyo Maga, spokesperson

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