Eastern Cape SAPS to increase police visibility with 63 additional vehicles

The South African Police Service management in the Eastern Cape will officially hand over 63 vehicles to various cluster commanders tomorrow.

Of the 63 police vehicles, three are for Port Alfred and three for Makhanda (Grahamstown).

“This is to ensure that we adhere to uncompromising compliance with the fundamental principle of policing,” SAPS said in a statement today.

“Replenishing SAPS fleet is in pursuit of realizing SAPS’ mission to enhance police visibility and thorough and responsive investigation of every crime that may threaten the safety or security of any community and to ensure that offenders are brought to book.”

The vehicles include 57 4×4 Nissan Hi-Riders and six VW Golf 2.0 GTIs.

The allocation of vehicles per cluster is as follows; Alice 2, Aliwal North 6, Butterworth 1, Cofimvaba 1, Cradock 1, East London 4, Elliot 3, Graaff-Reinet 4, Grahamstown 3, Humansdorp 4, King William’s Town 7, Mdantsane 2, Motherwell 1, Mount Ayliff 1, Mount Fletcher 4,  Mthatha 5, Port Alfred 3,  Port St Johns 1, Komani (Queenstown) 9 and Uitenhage 1.

The handing over will take place at the SAPS Provincial Head Office, Zwelitsha at 10am on September 12.

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