- Chicco Twala insulted Fikile Mbalula over the lack of progress in Senzo Meyiwa's murder case
- Twala called the police minister "useless" and an attention seeker
- The musician also said Mbalula should have arrested all those present in the house, even his own son, at the time of Meyiwa's murder
South African Police Minister Fikile Mbalula came under fire recently, when Chicco Twala slammed him for not doing anything to solve the murder of Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa.
Twala told TshisaLIVE he wanted Mbalula to take the matter seriously. The veteran music artist added he expected Mbalula to not keep mum, but speak out.
Briefly.co.za gathered Twala slammed Mbalula's social media activity by saying the minister was always tweeting about issues that were not as important.
Twala continued by calling Mbalula "useless", since four years have passed and there was still no breakthrough.
According to Mbalula's spokeseperson, Vuyo Mhaga, the minister would no "trade insults" with Twala over the case. Mhaga added Mbalula and the police were actively investigating the murder.
However, Sowetan LIVE reported Twala said Mbalula was not answering his phone, nor was he acting like a government official should.
Twala said he attempted to contact Mbalula through phone calls and WhatsApp several times, but his attempts proved futile since the minister just ignored him.
"This is a minister! A public servant! He cannot behave like a celebrity‚ he thinks he is Madonna. He is useless", Twala continued.
According to Twala, Mbalula's "attitude is not fit for someone who is a public servant", adding he just wanted to be a superstar.
Twala continued his rant by saying all "they" rushed to were red carpets, claiming government officials did not care about the public.
He added the police officials were supposed to arrest all those present in the house during the time of Meyiwa's death, including his son Longwe, so that they all could have been questioned.
Twala further slammed the police, saying they had the biggest mouths, yet they did nothing. He added this was the reason they were struggling with Senzo Meyiwa's case.
"They don't have time for it. It needs a willingness and dedicated team.", he continued.
But, according to Vuyo, a new team had been assigned to the case with the hope they would look at the case with "fresh eyes".
Vuyo added the case had never been closed and was still open, saying they were confident a breakthrough was imminent.
As Briefly.co.za reported previously, Twala attempted to clear his name of any wrongdoing, after rumours did the rounds that his weapon was used to kill Meyiwa.
This followed a parody Twitter account, @AdvBarryRoux, claiming Twala was involved in the murder of Meyiwa.
Since then, Twala had been threatened on social media, especially on Twitter, but he claims he was not bothered by the threats.
He added he could organise his own protection, adding he did not need Fikile Mbalula to protect him.
"All I want is for him to address the fake tweets that are going around saying my son and I pulled the trigger.", Twala said.
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