Item 725 - Statement by President Mandela on the arrest of Colin Chauke

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ZA COM MR-S-725

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Statement by President Mandela on the arrest of Colin Chauke

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  • 1999-01-20 (Creation)

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Transcription of speech made by Mr Mandela

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(18 July 1918-5 December 2013)

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Migrated from the Nelson Mandela Speeches Database (Sep-2018).

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South African Government Information Website

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Arrest of Colin Chauke ; Enquiries for statement: Priscilla Naidoo

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The President wishes to convey his congratulations to the police on the arrest of Colin Chauke last night. Though our police service is working under difficult conditions and is often the subject of easy criticism, achievements like this are a product of the dedication of men and women of integrity who are determined that we win the war against the criminals.

The re-arrest of Colin Chauke is a mark of the determination of government and police to take whatever measures are needed to apprehend those who commit crime, especially the syndicates, whatever resources they may have and whatever assistance they may get from others.

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Acquisition method: From website ; Source: South African Government Information Website. Accessioned on 14/12/06 by Helen Joannides

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