Pages tagged "Crime"


ACDP says amending Sections 13 & 14 of Firearms Control Act not the answer to SA's horrific crime stats

A draft amendment bill to the firearms control act, which was leaked yesterday (Wednesday 17th October 2018), intends to repeal Section 13 and 14, making self-defence no longer a valid reason for owning a firearm.

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ACDP says Constitutional Court ruling on dagga flies in the face of efforts to deal with drug addiction and crime

ACDP Leader Rev Kenneth Meshoe says he wants Parliament to hold an urgent debate on the ruling made in the Constitutional Court today that it is legal to cultivate and consume dagga for personal use.

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ACDP says response to shockingly violent incidents in schools inadequate

Responding to the fatal stabbing of a 24-year-old teacher by a learner in the North West and the pointing of a gun at a teacher by a learner in Gauteng, ACDP MP Cheryllyn Dudley today said that: “The response to the shockingly violent incidents taking place in our schools is inadequate”.

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ACDP says too many communities in SA are war zones

ACDP Member of Parliament Cheryllyn Dudley, in the wake of the 2017/2018 crime statistics, today said that, “Too many communities in SA are war zones, and that 50 to 60 murders a day or 20 000 a year does not paint a picture of a civilised, society in a time of peace.”

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ACDP disappointed at Government’s failure to curb crime

The ACDP is shocked by the increasing acts of lawlessness in the country and very disappointed at government’s failure to curb crime.

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A culture of violence and destruction of property without any consequences becoming the norm

The ACDP strongly condemns the violence at Moses Mabhida Stadium after the Kaiser Chiefs' shock 2-0 defeat to the Free State Stars.

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