/ 8 April 2022

Anarchy reigns: Police on high alert as Operation Dudula gains momentum

Safrica Crime Protest
Tensions boiling over: Residents protesting against the rise of crime in Diepsloot, Soweto, on Wednesday. Police Minister Bheki Cele attended, as did vigilante movement Operation Dudula, which has grown momentum over the past year. (Guillem Sartorio/AFP)
State security and the SAPS are on high alert as vigilante group gain momentum, but police concede they do not have the resources to stop Operation Dudula form stoking xenophobia

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