Asylum seekers being deported as SA spends millions in deportations

Asylum seekers being deported as SA spends millions in deportations

February 15 2017 – SINCE Joburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba’s crackdown  on crime dens in Rosettenville largely said to owned non SA, there have been reports of asylees wanting to renew their paperwork being immeditely deported.

Gigaba together with Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane on Monday went on a walkabout in Yeoville‚ Hillbrow‚ Mayfair and Rosettenville as part of their drive to engage communities on safety issues.

Nkosi-Malobane said part of their programme was to shut down brothels‚ drug dens and places used for human trafficking.

She said they were not reacting after angry residents of Rosettenville torched 15 houses which were allegedly used for prostitution‚ drugs and human trafficking. The MEC vowed that in the next three months‚ they will raid all areas affected by drugs‚ prostitution and human trafficking.

Places that have been identified are Vereeniging‚ Krugersdorp‚ Randburg‚ Cresta‚ Kempton Park‚ Soweto and Mamelodi which have been described as the most problematic ones.

She promised that they will not engage the army in their raids. – TMG Digital/Sowetan additional reporting ZimsInSA.com