SBV SERVICES STATEMENT TO THE MEDIA: TRAGIC LOSS OF LIFE
MACASSAR, CAPE TOWN
Houghton 15 February 2021 – SBV Services can confirm that a shooting incident involving one of SBV’s custodians occurred in Macassar, Cape Town this morning on 15 February 2021. Tragically this incident resulted in a fatal injury to a teenager.
“We are deeply saddened to hear that a young person has lost his life. As a company we wish to extend our sincere condolences to his family and to his loved ones. Our employee is currently in police custody. While we are not able to release any further information at this point in time, we are working with the authorities to investigate the incident,” says Mark Barrett, Group CEO of SBV Services South Africa. “We expect all employees to behave with respect and dignity towards others. We are shocked by this incident and, as a responsible employer, we are not taking this lightly. We reiterate that we are co-operating in full with the SAPS investigation.”
SBV appeals to members of the public with any information on this incident to contact SBV’s Hotline. This line is active 24/7 and members of the public may contact 083 408 7029 to provide information to SBV’s investigations team. All callers can be assured that confidentiality is maintained.
SBV Services (Pty) Limited
011 283 2000/2294