The IFP has said that the South African government needed to establish a task team to investigate what it called a mass killing in Ladysmith this week.
Communities plagued by gang-warfare will have to wait longer after it emerged that the defence department had not passed the request onto the president.
Shadow Minister of Police, Zakhele Mbhele, said the Democratic Alliance stood up for ALL murders in South Africa, including those of women, children, people in the townships, farmers and farmworkers.
The MEC for Education in the Western Cape, Debbie Schafer, said her department had as big a role to play as any, as that province battles with a crippling gang problem.
Spokesperson for the EFF, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, said the hefty sentences handed to Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen were completely justified.
The Freedom Front Plus said it was absolutely outraged by the sentences handed down against ‘coffin case’ duo Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen.
NUM has vigorously denied allegations of murder leveled against it from rival trade union Amcu.
Leader of the Freedom Front Plus, Piet Groenewald, said the state of South Africa’s criminal justice system was a glaring indictment on the government.
The flow of illegal guns remains one of the major contributing factors to the exceedingly high crime rate in South Africa.
The FF Plus said the latest crime statistics revealed that the Minister of Police failed to address farm attacks that have been recorded throughout the country.