Dan Plato said Cele was incorrect in saying the officers do not have the required documentation permitting them to work and took issue with them being described as ‘thugs’.
Winde said he planned to ‘bolster our own safety services’, with the province’s safety plan focussing on increasing boots on the ground and reducing violence.
A Vukanini Taxi Association chairperson said the killings brought back memories of apartheid, where people were randomly shot and killed.
Naicker said four men aged between 27 and 37 were placed under arrest for tampering with essential infrastructure.
The police watchdog stands accused of prematurely completing or closing cases to manipulate performance statistics.