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Siv Ngesi slams ‘monster’ Bheki Cele, says women are on their own


Siv Ngesi is furious after Police Minister Bheki Cele’s eNCA interview.

Siv Ngesi. Picture: Instagram

LOCAL actor, TV presenter and comedian Sivuyile “Siv” Ngesi is furious after a recent interview with Police Minister Bheki Cele on eNCA.

Ngesi slammed Cele on social media and had the support of other celebrities who stood with him.

The minister appeared in a live eNCA interview with anchors Thulasizwe Simelane and Sally Burdett on July 29, where he addressed the horror gang-rape of eight women near a mine dump in Krugersdorp. Since the incident more than 67 illegal miners were arrested.

The rape victims were part of a crew filming a music video.

In the interview Cele said: “One woman was raped by 10 men, one by eight, one by six, (another) by four… three… the one 19-year-old was lucky, if it is lucky … (she) was raped by one man.”

This sparked anger on social media.

Ngesi said: “Dear women, you’re on your own! This is said by the monster (I mean) minister of police! ANC needs to f**k off!”

An emotional Ngesi told IOL Entertainment: “My narrative is that men need to do more, my narrative is that we are continuously failing women in society and when the minister of police says such a statement, it shows you the state of this flipping country, women are on their own.”

Reacting to Ngesi’s tweet, Rowlene_sa said: “No shame hey we really are in hell – Absolutely terrifying – are they actually stupid is this all an act I don’t understand.”

Media personality Jonathan Boynton-Lee said: “We’re living in a horror movie and ANC are the writers.”

Masterrusson wrote: “Can you be so uneducated – 10 men is 10 times – ANC MUST FALL!!!!.”

Actress and activist Rosie Motene also added her opinion on Instagram. She wrote: “A whole minister of police. How can somebody be lucky for being raped??? This narrative is dangerous and is proof that we have a long way to go. We have reported at how certain SA police handle cases, if they take the lead from their minister, can we be surprised?”

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