09 April 2013
The IFP calls on the City of Cape Town to
urgently deploy more night patrol teams at the Table Mountain
Nature Reserve following the rape of a Norwegian student on
IFP Spokesperson on Tourism, Ms Connie
Zikalala, MP, said, "Table Mountain is a high volume
tourist destination and as such requires greater policing. There have been numerous incidents of crime
reported on Table Mountain of which local police are aware but
very little has happened to improve the safety of our visitors."
"The City of Cape Town and the Table Mountain
National Parks must work together in ensuring that visitor
safety in the Table Mountain area is improved," said Zikalala.
"The IFP calls on the police to act swiftly in
investigating crimes reported on Table Mountain. The public must
also be informed about the greater risks of visiting the
mountain at night," she concluded.
Issued by Issued by IFP Spokesperson on
Tourism, Ms Connie Zikalala, MP, 083 282 8384
IFP Parliamentary Caucus' Media Liaison
Officer, Mr Phendulani Biyase, 073024 5675