African National Congress (ANC) has reacted with dismay at the arrest of one of its employees at Luthuli House following cash in transit heist robbery in Dobsonville, Soweto.
The suspect has appeared in court for involvement in serious crime.
ANC Spokesperson Pule Mabe said the ruling party is following its internal disciplinary processes and will ensure that it takes appropriate action.
“We support the efforts by the law enforcement agencies to investigate, arrest and charge perpetrators to such high priority crimes,” said Mabe.
In a statement on Wednesday, Police Minister Bheki Cele has welcomed the arrest of one suspect linked to a cash in transit heist robbery.
Minister of Police has noted the concerns raised by the Johannesburg Executive Mayor, Herman Mashaba on the arrest of the suspect who works in Luthuli House, and further reiterated that the full might of the law knows no boundaries, race, occupation, and affiliation.
“Those who involve in criminal activities will feel the full might of the law at all times, no matter who you are, who you know or where you work, we are coming for you.
The arrest of this nature is a sign of our commitment to ensuring all South Africans feel safe,” said, Minister Cele
“It is our responsibility to uphold and enforce the law, create a safe and secure environment for all people in South Africa, prevent anything that may threaten the safety or security of any community,” added Minister Cele.