The random bomb attacks on ATMs throughout the country should be viewed as acts of terrorism and dealt with accordingly.
They have left a trail of destruction in all provinces, causing panic among customers and business owners.
Township residents are living in fear because most of these bombings occur in their underdeveloped neighbourhoods.
Last week's announcement that a police task force had been established to investigate the bomb attacks is welcome.
These attacks should be viewed as acts of sabotage on South Africa's economy.
ATMs have been established to make banking convenient for clients, especially after hours.
The police must crack down on these hooligans who are bent on intensifying their crime spree with no respect for human life and property.