- Rami Chuene has joined scores of social media users who have slammed Police Minister Bheki Cele for his lack of action on human trafficking and GBV cases
- Rami expressed that Cele should not have returned to his position because he's "drowning"
- Rami and hundreds of tweeps have called out Cele for saying human trafficking is a publicity stunt
Veteran Mzansi actress Rami Chuene has joined scores of people who have slammed Police Minister Bheki Cele for not doing enough to address the scourge of human trafficking and gender-based violnce in the country.
Cele's name has been trending on Twitter since Tuesday, 22 September. The minister sent tweeps into a frenzy when he reportedly denied that Mzansi has a human trafficking problem. He also claimed human trafficking was a "publicity stunt".
The Isono actress expressed that Cele is "drowning" as a police minister and he has lost touch with the protection of the country and its citizens. Rami wrote on Twitter:
"Ndosi should have gracefully declined to return as police minister. He’s drowning. The lack of action on #GBV issues, human trafficking, etc. portray him as one who’s lost touch with the protection of the country and its citizens."
When Cele briefed the media about kidnapping and human trafficking, he warned about misinformation.
"There is a lot of fake news because it is known people are scared and sensitive about the matter."
He also addressed the media on Wednesday after a group of Mzansi protesters marched against foreign nationals in the country. The group accused foreigners of being behind the rising number of human trafficking cases in Mzansi.
Check out some of the comments from tweeps who have lambasted Cele for his latest comments:
"I'm still asking myself wat happened because first time he was so active and everywhere. But I think he's been controlled by some forces. He might be getting paid twice. It's impossible for a normal human being in his position to stay mum when the situation is escalating like this."
"I've always known that we were in the dog, I just didn't realise how bad it was until our Minister of Police Bheki Cele said this morning that human trafficking is a public stunt."
"The whole Police Minister Bheki Cele saying we don’t have a human trafficking problem here in South Africa. We are not taken serious in this country. The earlier we understand that we are not led in this country the better because we are being towed."
"Bheki Cele said human trafficking might be for publicity. We not safe y’all. A whole Minister of the Police???"
In other entertainment news, Briefly.co.za reported that Nomcebo Zikode has been called out for recently performing at a packed venue in Venda. The songstress took to social media on Tuesday, 22 September to share a video of herself performing her smash hit Xola Moya Wam' for an excited crowd at News Cafe in Thavhani Mall, Venda recently.
The songstress posted the video to show appreciation to the people of Venda who sang her song word for word. Some tweeps decided to call out the star for not adhering to the lockdown regulations. The tweeps pointed out that the crowd did not have their masks on and they did not practice social distancing.
Even though the country has moved to Level 1 of the Covid-19 lockdown, government has encouraged people to continue wearing face masks and practice social distancing.
Nomcebo's fans broke all the rules as they sang along the star during her performance. The singer has become Limpopo's fave after her world-renowned hit Jerusalema with Limpopo-born Master KG.
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