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SAPS agrees to inter-governmental kidnapping task force<p>The South African Police Service (SAPS) have this week agreed to the City's request that the SAPS utilise the services of our specialised units and form an inter-governmental kidnapping and extortion task force. <br><br>There have been at least two more incidents of kidnapping in Cape Town since our request – one resulting in the death of an eight-year-old boy from Nyanga, and the other the disappearance of a woman who was taken in broad daylight just yesterday, in full view of security cameras.<br></p><p> Our officers are ready to play an active and operational role in supporting the SAPS, interdicting these crimes and ensuring that convictions take place.<br></p><p>The incidents this week remind us that we cannot afford to rest on our laurels and that concrete and effective action is needed immediately.<br></p><p>The City calls on anyone with information to please report it to SAPS or the City's 24-hour tip-off line on <strong>0800 110077.</strong></p><p style="text-align:justify;"> </p><p><strong>End</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><br></p>2022-09-29T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#fa398fa6-831f-4358-9c72-e9afa39997c9;L0|#0fa398fa6-831f-4358-9c72-e9afa39997c9|SAPS;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#4bcb251f-1166-4a1c-8ee5-d33721046dec;L0|#04bcb251f-1166-4a1c-8ee5-d33721046dec|law enforcement10

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