EDITORIAL | Government, you are to blame for deaths of children at gangsters’ hands

Hunger is driving youngsters into their clutches and parents, themselves failed by government, are powerless

19 October 2020 - 20:06

The experiences of children on the Cape Flats and in most disadvantaged neighbourhoods are enough to make you want to find a bunker in which to hide them and everyone dear to you.

It is chilling reading the state’s indictment in a second case involving the Terrible Josters, alleging the gang used children, driven by hunger and a need for acceptance, to commit some of its most heinous crimes in Cape Town...

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