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samwu thumb medium80 78Weekend Post reports that just days after the unveiling of Nelson Mandela Bay’s specialist crime-fighting metro police force, it is beset by infighting, training glitches and questions over combat-readiness.  

This emerged as the SA African Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu), at loggerheads with the city’s leadership over the unit’s launch, lashed out on Friday, “declaring war”.  This came after four shop stewards, who are long-serving senior traffic officials, were suspended.  Samwu’s Mqondisi Nodongwe said:  “They are victimising our members.  We will not tolerate this.”  He also claimed the municipality had taken members from its security division, who were peace officers, and dressed them in metro police uniforms.

  • Read this report by Gareth Wilson in full at HeraldLive

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