Opposition shoots down Nelson Mandela Bay mayor’s ambitious crime-fighting plan

It’s a pipe dream and Van Niekerk should be called on to resign when it fails, councillors say during heated meeting

Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Gary Van Niekerk’s 10-point plan to tackle crime in the city got little love in council on Thursday, with opposition councillors calling him a criminal who must resign.

Van Niekerk laid out his plan at a heated council meeting...

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