Minister of Police on 2019/20 Annual Crime Statistics
31 Jul 2020
Mr H Shembeni (EFF) raised a concern with detective services. He strongly believed that detective services needed to be prioritised. It seemed as if visible policing was prioritised most of the time. Crimes were being reported and they needed to be investigated thoroughly. He was happy that the Commissioner announced ...
SAPS, CSPS & IPID Budget: Committee Reports; Minister on appointment of IPID Executive Director
15 Jul 2020
Mr H Shembeni (EFF) said that the law does not say anything about the appointment of the Executive Director after the twelve month period has collapsed. The law does not talk about an extension or if there is any wrong doing the period is extended. He was afraid that the ...
SAPS, IPID & CSPS Adjusted budget & Revised Annual Performance Plan
10 Jul 2020
Mr H Shembeni (EFF) said he did not see anything being done to improve the capacity of the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (
26 Jun 2020
Mr H Shembeni (EFF) agreed with Ms Faku. He said the police work hard to apprehend the perpetrators but then they are released, so a meeting is needed to discuss the role the Department of Justice plays in the bail and release of perpetrators.
PSIRA Quarter 1, 2 & 3 performance; Firearms Amnesty Notice
11 Jun 2020
Mr H Shembeni (EFF) said he is disappointed with the visual issues occurring during the presentation.
Firearm Amnesty: Follow-up meeting with SAPS
3 Jun 2020
Mr H Shembeni (EFF) concurred with Dr Groenewald’s point on the lockdown’s effects on contact crimes. He requested clarity on the types of firearms being submitted. He also wanted to know the origin of the firearms, whether they were South African made or foreign. Regarding DFOs, he enquired ...
Firearms Amnesty; SAPS, IPID, CSPS and PSIRA Budget: Committee Reports
27 May 2020
Mr H Shembeni (EFF) wanted to know the impact the lockdown had had on the amnesty, arguing that people should not be stopped from bringing guns into police stations as gun circulation contributed to more crime.
IPID budget hearing briefing: continuation
22 May 2020
Question Three was asked by Mr H Shembeni (EFF) about the removal of two indicators. The strategic plan and APP had been developed in consultation where IPID had been advised to report on them in the annual operational plan.
PSIRA 2020/21 Annual Performance Plan
14 May 2020
Mr H Shembeni (EFF) asked about the so-called statutory minimum wages of security companies. What steps had been taken to address the non-compliance of security service providers with the provision of basic conditions of employment in terms of payment of statutory minimum wages? Exploitation of security guards was an ongoing ...
CSP & IPID 2020/21 Annual Performance Plans
13 May 2020
Mr H Shembeni (EFF) said there is no indication on sign language reporting when it comes to domestic violence cases. Is there any indicator that evaluates the capacity of the SAPS staff? Are sign language interpreters and people with disabilities employed in police stations?