Public alerted about COVID-19 and GBV

Members from the office of the South African Police Minister, the Department of Safety and Security, the Mpumalanga SAPS, the Department of Social Development, the Department of Health, Bushbuckridge Local Municipality mayor Ms Sylvia Nxumalo, Local Chief Mr Mashego, councillors and the CPF and youth desk members recently held an awareness campaign at Bushbuckridge Shopping Complex.

The honourable mayor, Ms Nxumalo addressed the community about COVID-19 and the station commander of Bushbuckridge SAPS, Brigadier Riah Thembisile Mkhabela appealed to members of the public to report any incident of crime and GBV. People at the complex were sanitized and had their temperature checked.

The team then moved from the complex to Poliana Taxi Rank were people were advised to stop abusing women and children. From there, they moved to Dwarsloop Mall, here, members of the public were also sanitized and had their temperature taken. The team also sensitised the issue of GBV and domestic violence were sensitized and people were also advised to follow the instructions on how to prevent being infected with COVID-19

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