Military vets were prepared to hold ministers 'for days'

Military veterans who took cabinet ministers hostage this week say they had been prepared to hold them for days until their demands were met

2021-10-17 06:46:00 AM

Military veterans who took cabinet ministers hostage this week say they had been prepared to hold them for days until their demands were met

Military veterans who took cabinet ministers hostage this week say they had been prepared to hold them for days until their demands were met

17 October 2021 - 00:05ByKGOTHATSO MADISA, AMANDA KHOZA and GRAEME HOSKENThe military veterans who kept two ministers and a deputy minister hostage at a hotel in Tshwane this week were prepared to hold on to them “for days’’ until their demands were met — including the payment of R4.2m each to 9,000 veterans at a total cost of more than R37bn.

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An insider with intimate knowledge of the veterans’ plans told the Sunday Times they had agreed before the meeting at the Saint George Hotel in Irene with defence minister Thandi Modise, minister in the presidency Mondli Gungubele and deputy defence minister Thabang Makwetla that this was their “opportunity”...

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Stop referring to this thugs as military veterans How did that go? Zuma didn't shy away from his responsibilities like Cyril Ramaphosa. Stop voting for ANC guys… All signs of a 'maturing democracy' no doubt 🤔😏 Stop referring to township tsotsis as military veterans! We were told Zuma was the best president we ever had, what did he do for these military veterans?

They should have kept them for months The writing is on the wall, Ramaphosa have DISMALLY FAILED the country, including freedom fighters!!! Mood of optimism Did they have weapons?

‘What hostage situation?’ Veterans issue denial and call for release of arrested 56The disbanded Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association has demanded the immediate release of 56 people arrested for allegedly holding two ministers and a deputy minister hostage. Everything is a demand,they were demanding 4m,it smells Carlisto 'We demand immediate release of Msholozi'🤭 ...or what? we need SANDF now. we can't afford another chaos.

‘What hostage situation?’ Veterans issue denial and call for release of arrested 56The disbanded Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) has demanded the immediate release of 56 people arrested for allegedly holding two ministers and a deputy minister hostage. He banna how old are these vets that still have children at school 27 years after liberation, those children should be self supporting by now They have the nice live style and their other mk comrades got nothing so you will get problems sooner it later Correction: it took 2 hrs and 50min for breach team to get to scene and enter! A couple old unarmed freedom fighters hold back VIP protection 🤣🤣

‘What hostage situation?’ Veterans issue denial and call for release of arrested 56The disbanded Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association has demanded the immediate release of 56 people arrested for allegedly holding two ministers and a deputy minister hostage. Or what ? “Demanded”. 😂😂😂

We are not embarrassed about hostage ordeal, says Minister Mondli GungubeleMinister in the Presidency Mondli Gungubele says they are not embarrassed about being held hostage by military veterans at St George’s Hotel in Pretoria. JacksonMthembu_ s shoes are too big for this one.Clearly it was just another factional appointment based on personal trust. How can the ANC gets embarrassed if they never embarrassed by this

POLL | What punishment should the military veterans who held the ministers ‘hostage’ face?Should those who held the ministers against their will face the full might of the law or be let go with a slap on the wrist? They must fulfill their promises and stop arresting innocent ppl.. Ons 🙈🙊🙉🐒 by MyANC sien en voel Fokol vir julle. VoetsekANC Slap on the wrist,

Ramaphosa blamed for military vets ’hostage’ incidentANC President Cyril Ramaphosa and ANC Deputy President David Mabuza. Photo: Ayanda Ndamane African News Agency (ANA) 🤣🤣🤣 hilarious darren_olivier Of course Why?🤣🤣🤣