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News: Alleged contravention of Disaster Management Act Regulations at the Mlangeni house

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the National Commissioner


PRETORIA - It has come to the attention of the Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure that numerous people have been making calls, via various media platforms, that mourners who visited the house of the late struggle stalwart, Mr Andrew Mlangeni yesterday, be arrested.

The Regulations in terms of the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 makes provision for the dispersing of crowds who gather illegally and to hold accountable a person or persons who convenes or organizes illegal gatherings.

Therefore, with regards to this matter in question, a case of contravention of Section 48 (1) (a) of the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 will be opened for investigation.

On completion of the investigation the docket will be submitted to the Directorate for Public Prosecution for a decision.



Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo
082 567 4153


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