Action Society

Jan 2022

In the News

Opera news: 26 025 SAPS guns stolen or missing according to the latest report

According to Action Society spokesperson Ian Cameron, between 2005 and 2017, 26 025 firearms that were issued to police officers were stolen or could simply not be accounted for. The police confirmed that Norwood station commander Colonel Phetole Mashaba had resigned last Friday. Some of the 158 weapons that were missing – including R5,

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In the News

City Press: 26 025 police guns stolen or ‘missing’

According to Action Society spokesperson Ian Cameron, between 2005 and 2017, 26 025 firearms that were issued to police officers were stolen or could simply not be accounted for. “In my opinion, the state is the largest smuggler and supplier of firearms to criminals. How many times have police-issue Z88s and

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Netwerk24: Polisie ‘verloor’ baie van hul eie wapens

Die 158 vuurwapens wat uit die bewysstukstoor van die Norwood-polisiekantoor in Johannesburg weggeraak het, is net die oortjies van die seekoei; die polisie kan ook nie sy eie wapens beveilig nie, sê kritici. https://www.netwerk24.com/netwerk24/nuus/misdaad/polisie-verloor-baie-van-hul-eie-wapens-20220122

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Press Release

Stolen firearms at Norwood SAPS the tip of the iceberg

An audit by the Hawks at Norwood police station this week, revealed that at least 158 firearms were stolen from the evidence storeroom in 2021. The investigation stems from a shooting which took place last year between the South African Police Services (SAPS) and armed robbers. It was later discovered,

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Press Release

Removal of Kannaland’s convicted child rapist Mayor welcomed

Action Society welcomes the removal of Jeffrey Donson as Kannaland’s mayor.  A motion of no confidence against Kannaland’s convicted child rapist mayor was tabled in a council meeting held in the Kannaland Municipality on Wednesday, 19 January 2022,   Donson, will however, still hold a position as ward councillor representing the

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Press Release

GBV murder cop should be denied bail

Action Society opposes the bail application of Piketberg police officer, Richard “Makka” Smit who allegedly shot and killed his girlfriend, Natasha Booise, on Sunday, 2 January 2022. “The seriousness of this crime questions the credibility of the South African Police Services (SAPS) recruitment process. We are continually faced with SAPS

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