Police leadership to launch National Anti-Piracy Campaign
1 Dec 2011The Minister of Police, Nathi Mthethwa, Deputy Minister of Police, Ms Makhotso Sotyu, the Acting National Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi, Gauteng SAPS Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Mzwandile Petros and as well as various partners will tomorrow launch the National Anti-Piracy Campaign.
The delegation will join various crime prevention operations aimed at addressing piracy in Gauteng. Each day, artists and musicians fall prey to fraudulent copying and illegal selling of DVDs and CDs by scrupulous criminals.
The police, in partnership with various partners, have now intensified the war on crime particularly in relation to piracy. The launch marks the beginning of various operations which will be mounted across the country, as part of the When Duty Calls Festive Season safety campaign.
Date: Friday, 2 December 2011
Venue: Ubunye Boardroom, Gauteng SAPS Provincial Office, 16 Empire Road, Parktown
Time: 10h30 - 13h00
(10h30 – 12h30 Operations around Gauteng)
(12h30 – 13h00 Media briefing including the official Launch, held at Ubunye Boardroom)
Members of the media are invited to join the police delegation on various operations. There will also be opportunities for 1-1 interviews. For logistics and travel arrangements to the operations please contact Colonel Noxolo Kweza, Gauteng SAPS Provincial Office 082 300 0531
For media enquiries, please contact:
Cell: 082 045 4024
Issued by: South African Police Service
1 Dec 2011
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