- The Moti family has come out with a statement following the rumours about their move to Dubai
- The family has confirmed these reports but says any news about a court-order interdict over their children are completely false
- They've also thanked South Africans for their support and say Mzansi will always be home despite the difficult choice to relocate
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The Moti family has released a statement following rumours of their move to Dubai and a court-ordered interdict preventing law enforcement from speaking with the children.
Heading to his social media account, trusted journo @Abramjee shared screenshots of the families official media statement.
In short, the Moti family has thanked Mzansi for their support during this trying time. They also deny ever ordering an interdict and have asked media outlets to confirm this with Maj General Manala of the SAPS.
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They have also confirmed their move to Dubai but added that South Africa would always be their home.
Taking to the comments section, peeps had mixed reactions to the statement. While many were critical of the parents for halting investigations, many agreed they would do the same for their own kids.
Check out some of the comments below:
"So, kidnapping only happens in South Africa and won't happen in Dubai, if the perpetrators are obviously this threatening, it stands to reason that, they can find them anywhere in the world. So why run?"
"Let's be objective and not subjective, any normal person would require to have privacy after such an ordeal, eish some people are so insensitive in their thinking."
"Any parent would do the same knowing the country we live in. With rampant corruption, nobody can rely on the state to protect you or your families."
Moti Brothers: Father won't let police speak with kids, family moves to Dubai
In related news, Briefly News previously reported that the father of the four Moti Brothers kidnapped last year has reportedly interdicted law officers from speaking with the boys, putting an indefinite halt on police investigations.
According to an exclusive report compiled by eNCA, police spokesperson Robert Netshiunda shared that following the traumatic incident the boys were expected to receive mental and physical evaluations. However, their father quickly filed the interdict preventing police from speaking to any family member.
The family has also since moved to Dubai, a source claims.
While social media users had mixed reactions to the news, it seems many peeps were in support of Mr Moti and his decision not to make the children relive their trauma.
Check out some of the social media comments below:
"Maybe the father just doesn't want his children to relive the ordeal and he relocated to Dubai because he doesn't want a repeat seeing that we are now a lawless country."
"We need a Netflix series on the Moti kidnapping. This becomes more intriguing by the day."
"We need to keep in mind the children have been through a traumatic experience & needing to replay that again. They will probably be happy to do it via psychologist? With regard to leaving for Dubai, this is probably a security reason & due to their status, it is warranted."
"We’ve always known that this was collusion between family, state and drug lords. Remember the drugs that disappeared from the evidence room?"
Source: Briefly News