The John Taolo Gaetsewe (JTG) Cluster Commander Major General Johan Bean urged all SAPS members within the JTG Cluster to take drastic measures against those who do not comply with the law during this time of lockdown.
Since Friday, 27 March 2020 roadblocks and Vehicle checkpoints have been conducted within the JTG Cluster.
During these operations, road users were checked whether they are complying with the National Disaster Management Act by checking the total number of persons in a vehicle as well as their permits.
Furthermore, taxis were also checked whether they operate during the right time frames, everyone walking around was checked whether he or she complying with the President’s instruction of staying at home.
On Sunday, 29 March 2020, Honorable Patricia Peacock from the Police Portfolio Committee and Honorable Mpho Tongwane from Parliament joined the roadblock conducted by SAPS, SANDF, Health Department and the Provincial traffic officers.
During their visit they distributed pamphlets containing vital awareness information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus) among the road users while also engaging with members of the public, educating them about the lockdown objectives.
During the 21-days lockdown, the police will enforce and maintain law and order in JTG, said General Bean
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