Visit SA, we’ll keep you safe, SAPS tells tourists

Visit SA, we’ll keep you safe, SAPS tells tourists

Police members. File photo: Clinton Botha.

This after the Israeli government reportedly issued a travel warning to its citizens to avoid SA due to high crime levels and attacks on tourists.

Amid reports of a travel warning issued by the Israeli government, cautioning its citizens on visit to South Africa about crime, the South African Police Service (SAPS) moved swiftly to reassure tourists that police would make the country a safe tourist destination. Although the Israeli embassy in South Africa was yesterday not available to confirm reports that the Israeli ministry of foreign affairs has issued a travel warning on South Africa, citing high crime levels – particularly targeting tourists – SAPS national spokesperson Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo said reference was being made to “isolated incidents”. Reports made reference to an incident...




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