Sowetan: He had in the past come under fire for encouraging the police to “shoot to kill”.
Yesterday Johan Kruger, a security expert from the Institute of Security Studies, said the Criminal Procedure Act needed to be revisited because police can use their firearms only when confronted by criminals.
“If criminals walk away there is nothing the police can do. I believe the police should be allowed to use firearms indiscriminately,” Kruger said.
PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma yesterday appointed another one of his loyalists from KwaZulu-Natal as part of the top structure of the government security cluster.