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Re: New guards boost security in the KNP

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Fri Nov 01, 2013 4:18 pm

Brilliant!!! :clap: :clap:
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Re: New guards boost security in the KNP

Unread postby Crested Val » Fri Nov 01, 2013 4:32 pm

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Re: New guards boost security in the KNP

Unread postby Son godin » Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:14 pm

I am also wondering if it was dagga was imported into Kruger from Hazyview or did it came across the border with Kruger. I found some stats on goods confiscated the previous years, although not only in Kruger, but you will note high trafficking of illegal goods across our borders.

http://www.defenceweb.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=31478&catid=74&Itemid=30

Great to hear that if these smugglers can slip through the SADF they are still caught on the other side unless I interpreted the info wrong and some-one wants to smoke lots of pot in Kruger. :whistle:
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Re: New guards boost security in the KNP

Unread postby ecojunkie » Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:23 pm

Great news! And I even got stopped and checked today......I was only coming from an office the other side of the gate....in uniform, with my decals on! So good to know they will check carefully.
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Re: New guards boost security in the KNP

Unread postby Crested Val » Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:34 pm

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Re: New guards boost security in the KNP

Unread postby Koen » Sat Nov 02, 2013 4:45 am

Stephens.L wrote:The newly appointed security guards stationed at Kruger Gate have arrested two females between the age of 30 - 40 found in a possession of six bags of dagga. The market value of this dagga is estimated to the value of R100 000.00.


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Re: New guards boost security in the KNP

Unread postby isinkwe » Sat Nov 02, 2013 5:52 am

ecojunkie wrote:Great news! And I even got stopped and checked today......I was only coming from an office the other side of the gate....in uniform, with my decals on! So good to know they will check carefully.


EJ, That is really great news that even a Legend such as yourself was searched. I am very pleased that staff are also checked :thumbs_up:

I would never object to being searched at the gates,(I have often commented about how lax security has been in the past) in fact anyone who has a passion for the park would not mind being searched either, the security guards are ultimately there to help protect what we love the most- Kruger Park :D

Well done once again to the new security men and women at the gates :thumbs_up:
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Re: New guards boost security in the KNP

Unread postby onewithnature » Sat Nov 02, 2013 6:18 am

It is heartening that there are visible improvements in Kruger's security processes. Well done, management. :congrats:
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Re: New guards boost security in the KNP

Unread postby Albert » Wed Nov 06, 2013 11:37 am

Just back from a short visit; in at Kruger Gate and out a day later at Orpen; the new security personnel are a VAST improvement.
Careful checks of the vehicle on entry and on leaving.
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Re: New guards boost security in the KNP

Unread postby Carol g » Wed Nov 06, 2013 12:08 pm

Great to hear such positive feedback :clap: :clap:
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Re: New guards boost security in the KNP

Unread postby lion queen » Wed Nov 06, 2013 12:37 pm

Great news!! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: New guards boost security in the KNP

Unread postby Crested Val » Wed Nov 06, 2013 12:52 pm

That's great to hear. :thumbs_up:

We'd better be on our best behaviour then, for the next five months!!! :lol: :lol:
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Re: New guards boost security in the KNP

Unread postby DinkyBird » Wed Nov 06, 2013 2:34 pm

Val and EJ, you two just look highly suspicious, so expect to be stopped often :twisted:
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Re: New guards boost security in the KNP

Unread postby Elsa » Wed Nov 06, 2013 2:55 pm

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Re: New guards boost security in the KNP

Unread postby DinkyBird » Wed Nov 06, 2013 3:03 pm

It is really nice to be greeted by smart men and woman in the green SANParks uniform at the gates. And to be searched. While at Croc Bridge I had to wonder how long before someone complains about waiting in the queue to exit the park while the searches take place.

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