National lockdown… and the SANDF will help ensure you stay home



National lockdown… and the SANDF will help ensure you stay home

A army car arrives at the gates of the Rand Light Infantry barracks in Craighallpark, 23 March 2020. Military personnel had been seen gathering forward of a speech by President Ramaphosa through which he’s anticipated to announce a lockdown. Picture Neil McCartney

The troopers have orders to work with the SA Police Service in assist of the police’s ‘main operate’ – to keep up regulation and order.

The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) is making ready to deploy as much as 10 corporations of troops on the streets afterward Tuesday, so as to add muscle to authorities efforts to implement a clampdown on the motion of individuals and comprise the coronavirus. On Sunday, a warning order was despatched to the military to organize troopers from infantry battalions based mostly in every of the 9 provinces for deployment from midday on Tuesday. The unprecedented mobilisation, the first in South Africa’s democratic period, has been codenamed Operation Chariot. It entails numerous corporations being positioned below the command of regional Joint Tactical Headquarters…

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