Liquor traders call for state of emergency, but Casac says better policing is the answer

Reprinted from City Press, by staff reporter – 2021-07-15
While the SA Liquor Brand Owners Association (Salba) and the National Liquor Traders Council have written to President Cyril Ramaphosa urgently calling on government to declare a state of emergency to protect people and businesses in areas affected by the continuing unrest, the Council for the Advancement of the SA Constitution (Casac) has called for better policing.On Wednesday, the liquor industry urged government to declare a state of emergency as more than 200 liquor shops had been looted in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.
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