Everything you need to know about DA's #SecureOurBorders campaign

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- timeslive.co.za | 7 months ago

Democratic Alliance MP's John Steenhuisen and Jacques Julius had the doors of Yeoville police station shut in their faces after their request to view the cells in which illegal immigrants are kept was refused.

The party embarked on an inspection of the Lindela Repatriation Centre and the Yeoville station for its #secureourboarders campaign Here's what you need to know about the campaign: Yeoville, illegal immigrants hot spot The DA says the station commander of the Yeoville police station, Col Mahasha, confirmed to the party that Yeoville has a large number of undocumented immigrants, which sees the police detain approximately five every week. SA government in crisis The party said they are of the view that the police are not to be deployed to deal with the detention of illegal immigrants, as this shifts their focus from what they are mandated to do, which is to fight crime.

A report given by the police's deputy national commissioner Lt-Gen Sehlahle Masemola stated that the police force forks out approximately R1.

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