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Election 2024: Parties promise tough stance on crime in battle to woo Western Cape voters

Emerging political party Rise Mzansi and the DA have announced their strategies to combat crime in the Western Cape.  (Graphic: Sharlene Rood/News24, Images: @Our_DA/X formerly Twitter, Misha Jordaan/Gallo Images)

Emerging political party Rise Mzansi and the DA have announced their strategies to combat crime in the Western Cape. (Graphic: Sharlene Rood/News24, Images: @Our_DA/X formerly Twitter, Misha Jordaan/Gallo Images)

If the ANC takes over the Western Cape, it promises to encourage communities to work with the police to curb the scourge of crime in the province.

With security being a major draw, parties are doing everything they can to convince residents to vote for them.

From more troops on the ground to the devolution of police powers and drastic measures against gangsterism, these are some of the tough stances that parties have promised if they come to power.

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