Deputy Minister of Police leads Gender Base Violence and Femicide Campaign in Limpopo

POLOKWANE – The Deputy Minister of Police, Mr Cassel Mathale today led Gender Based Violence (GBV) and Femicide Imbizo held at Mentz Community Hall, Maruleng local municipality in the Maake policing area.
The Deputy Minister was joined by the MEC for Transport and Community Safety, Mme Mavhungu Lerule-Ramakhanya and Provincial Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba. In attendance were also the Deputy Provincial Commissioner responsible for Corporate Services, Major General Christine Moralakadi, Deputy Provincial Commissioner responsible for Crime Detection, Major General Samuel Manala, the senior management of the SAPS in Limpopo including District Commissioners, and Maruleng Tribal Authority represented by Kgoshi Letsoalo.
The main event commenced in the community hall where the Deputy Minister handed over the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Local Mayor of Maruleng Municipality, CIIr Dipuo Thobejane on behalf of the schools around the area.
The panel led by the Deputy Minister visited Maruleng FM for live radio interview. The Management was then afforded the opportunity to discuss crime in general around this area especially rapes, domestic violence, drugs and alcohol abuse.
Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba joined by Major General Christine Moralakadi and Brigadier Mashile departed to an Orphanage Care Center based in Nkowankowa policing area to hand over food parcels and other necessities.
Lieutenant General Nneke Ledwaba proceeded to address the members on parade at Nkowankowa stadium for the planned operation.

Source: South African Police Service