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 11:09:00 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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So they've now admitted to holding them ho stage 😂😂 But Carl said there was no hostage situation. Let us expel MYANC . The leadership and their veterans are making us a banana republic including their so called former leader who thinks the constitution of this country must bend backwards towards him.

Maaka... So people can't close the doors... Maturing the Democracy. Even if they had kept them we wouldn't miss them, if anything it'd be a favour. The entire ANC, their veterans and all, need an island to go sort out their own mess. There's one south of the Cape. Don't know why we don't make use of it for them.

This is joke.. They brought a long list of freedom songs to sing. I owe you an apology to ever doubt your sincerity and professionalism. It’s was just like a dream to me when I received my first payment. After my second payment it became a reality now after several payments it has become a way of life. Lisahawthorrne I can't thank you enough.

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 Did they have weapons? Mood of optimism The writing is on the wall, Ramaphosa have DISMALLY FAILED the country, including freedom fighters!!!

‘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. Unbelievable!! A circus!! 🙂💕 In this country we deny everything even they are denying that today is Sunday. Indeed they should unite and fight for real freedom and justice in this Country not this artificial liberation of Cadres and they're families and friends now they jst throw every one in Prison for things they failed to do, Ministers conceded they were singing with combrades 🤷🏼‍♀️

‘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