Cape Town - The deployment of hundreds of troops in Cape Town will cost over R23 million in the next three months.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has indicated in a letter to Speaker Thandi Modise on Friday that they have deployed soldiers for three months.
This followed a decision by the government to intervene and deal with gang violence.
Ramaphosa’s letter, which was published in Parliament, said the soldiers will help the police in the operations.
The government has sent 1 320 soldiers in Cape Town to clamp down on gang violence.