SA weighs in on Senzo Meyiwa arrests: Uncertainty over the situation

SA weighs in on Senzo Meyiwa arrests: Uncertainty over the situation

- Police Minister Bheki Cele has announced a major breakthrough in the Senzo Meyiwa case

- The case, which has taken six years to get to this point, has been a sore point for many in Mzansi

- The EFF has weighed in, signalling its hope that the arrests made are genuine and not just 'posturing'

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The Senzo Meyiwa case has seen arrests made after six long years but the mood is far from jovial. Many aren't convinced that the drama surrounding the death of the soccer icon is over and took to social media to raise their views on the matter.

EFF leader Julius Malema weighed in on the briefing, signalling his hope that the arrests were genuine:

"We hope the arrests in the Senzo Meyiwa case are genuine and real, we hope it is not just posturing. If it is genuine and real, we welcome this development and hope that we can finally put this matter to rest."

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Many aren't convinced that this situation is set to finally be resolved and the truth of what happened revealed. Image: GovernmentZA/ Flickr
Source: UGC

Take a look at just a few of the reactions to the situation below:

@nkulipp- "If among the five people arrested there's none of the people who were in that house that day then we are fooled yet again."
@CoruscaKhaya- "General Sitole claims it is too early to list the charges today as the investigation is ongoing - yet the charges will be presented at the Boksburg Magistrate's Court tomorrow morning against the 5 'arrested'. He must have a busy afternoon lined up."
@PhumlaZana1- "Why would hitmen leave so many witnesses?"
@muleyasv- "I wouldn't be surprised if people are bought to take a fall for it, as the public has been putting so much pressure on this case."

Earlier, reported that Police Minister Bheki Cele has announced that five suspects have been taken into custody for the murder of Senzo Meyiwa.

Monday marked the sixth anniversary of the soccer icon's death but National Commissioner General Khehla Sitole has denied claims that the date was deliberate.

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The first five suspects in the murder case have been arrested this morning in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

Cele is adamant that the lengthy investigation, aided by the National Prosecuting Authority, has yielded concrete results:

“We are confident we have a watertight case."

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