Kessie Nair to go for mental evaluation after calling Ramaphosa k-word

Kessie Nair to go for mental evaluation after calling Ramaphosa k-word

- The man who called the South African president the k-word will be sent for mental evaluation in Pietermaritzburg

- The court found that the testimony by his brother and the recommendation of a surgeon was enough reason to order an evaluation

- According to the surgeon, Nair is delusional

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Kessie Nair became instantly known when news broke that he called President Cyril Ramaphosa the k-word.

Nair appeared in the Verulam Magistrate's Court and was ordered to get a mental evaluation. Nair will be evaluated at Pietermaritzburg's Fort Napier Hospital.

A report by TimesLIVE indicates that Magistrate Ncumisa Gcolotela found that the testimony by Nair's brother and the recommendation of a surgeon was enough to allow the application for his evaluation to be granted.

According to the surgeon, Nair is delusional, even if he doesn't have a mental illness. Nair's brother claimed that he saw a change in his brother's mental health. He could see from the things his brother posted on social media that he was different.

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Briefly.co.za reported earlier that Nair apologised to and asked President Ramaphosa to forgive him for his now-infamous k-word video.

Nair is facing six-counts of crimen injuria and two counts of incitement. In his apology, Nair said he had used the k-word as a tactic to get the attention of Ramaphosa and the nation.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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