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We'll fight Saps! We'll go to their homes and fight them there! – Julius Malema

24 November 2020 2:21 PM
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EFF
Julius Malema
Economic Freedom Fighters
POPCRU
Bheki Cele
Police Minister
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Kevin Brandt
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Lester Kiewit
The Midday Report on CapeTalk

"You are not going to threaten the police and think they’ll stand back," warned Minister Bheki Cele. "Use your tools of the trade!"

We will treat them the same way we treated them in the 80s. We will not only fight at their picket lines; we will also go to their homes and fight them in their own houses with their own families. We are not scared of the police.

Julius Malema, leader - EFF

You are not going to threaten the police and think the police are going to fold their arms and stand back. The job of the police is inscribed in the Constitution, Section 205 sub-three, that is to protect, prevent, investigate and uphold the law.

Bheki Cele, Minister of Police
EFF leader Julius Malema. Picture: Xanderleigh Dookey/EWN

Police Minister Bheki Cele and police union Popcru have spoken out against Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema’s threats to attack Saps officials, calling his statements “reckless, irresponsible and dangerous”.

Addressing followers in the Free State on Sunday, Malema made threatening warnings against the police.

Zain Johnson interviewed EWN reporter Kevin Brandt.

Some of the EFF leaders feel it wasn’t necessary for Saps to contain the crowd in this way…

Kevin Brandt, reporter - EWN

… Malema is clearly seen encouraging direct violence against members of Saps…

Kevin Brandt, reporter - EWN

The Police Minister said, ‘Use your tools of the trade’… Indicating police officials won’t hesitate to defend themselves…

Kevin Brandt, reporter - EWN

Listen to the interview in the audio below.


24 November 2020 2:21 PM
Tags:
EFF
Julius Malema
Economic Freedom Fighters
POPCRU
Bheki Cele
Police Minister
EWN
Kevin Brandt
Minister of Police
Lester Kiewit
The Midday Report on CapeTalk

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