JCPS ministers descend on the Free State following violent protests and racial tensions: 13 Oct

12 October 2020

Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster Ministers will on Tuesday 13 October 2020, visit Paul Roux in the Free State Province.

Minister of Police, General Bheki Cele together with Minister of State Security, Ms. Ayanda Dlodlo, visit the family of slain farm manager Brendan Horner.

The two Ministers will also meet various organized farming structures as an attempt to quell the simmering tensions following the court appearance of the two suspects charged with the murder of the 21 year old farm manager.

Details of the visit have been confirmed as follows:

Visit to Brandon Horner’s family (Closed visit, briefing afterwards)
Time: 11:00
enue: Graspan Farm, 35 km from Bethlehem

Meeting with farmer’s leadership
Time: 12:30 for 13:00
Venue: Mitz Agricultural Union hall, 6km from Bethlehem

Media Enquiries:

Mava B Scott
Spokesperson, State Security Agency
Cell: 083 391 2947
E-mail: mavas@ssa.gov.za(link sends e-mail)

Lirandzu Themba
Ministry of Police Spokesperson
Cell: 082 604 9080
Email: thembalirandzu@saps.gov.za

Issued by Government Communications (GCIS) on behalf of Justice, Crime Prevention and Security (JCPS) Cluster

Year: 
2020
Media Statement date: 
Monday, October 12, 2020