Police minister Bheki Cele had a three-hour-long meeting with former president Jacob Zuma at his Nkandla residence in northern KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday.
After the meeting, Cele received into his police car and ignored dozens of members of the media camped exterior the doorway to Zuma’s guarded homestead.
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Cele’s spokesperson Lirandzu Themba instructed TimesLIVE that she wasn’t current on the meeting and was due to this fact not aware of the discussions between Zuma and Cele.
The agenda for the meeting was not disclosed, nevertheless it comes as Zuma faces the prospect of jail time over his defiance of a Constitutional Court order to seem earlier than the fee of inquiry into state seize, which has been broadly reported on in latest weeks.
However, shortly after the departure of Cele’s convoy, Zuma’s daughter Duduzile Zuma-Sambudla took to social media, saying that the go to featured no tea, simply “great conversation and laughs”.
No #NkandlaTea was served however nice conversations and laughs have been shared amongst Comrades, one in all them being, ought to an arrest warrant be issued, it’s the Minster that will come and fetch @PresJGZuma 🤣 pic.twitter.com/ddFuAoC2TN
— Dudu Zuma-Sambudla (@DZumaSambudla) February 18, 2021
She added that there was a lot mirth round Cele being the one to execute a warrant of arrest for her father, ought to it’s executed.
When Cele arrived on the compound shortly earlier than 11 am, he was met by an unwelcome reception of Umkhonto we Sizwe navy veterans, who stopped his entourage of their tracks after they tried to enter Zuma’s homestead.
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Cele’s bodyguards have been in a position to come to an settlement with the vets, who had beforehand vowed to put down their lives for Zuma.
After a 3 hour meeting with former President Jacob Zuma police minister Bheki Cele and his entourage emerge from Zuma’s Nkandla residence and make a quiet exit with out addressing the media exterior @TimesLIVE pic.twitter.com/mtZFOf6Gr2
— Orrin Singh (@orrin417) February 18, 2021
The SAPS spokesperson stated that Cele was going to debate the end result of the meeting with ANC.
[UPDATE]Minister Gen Bheki Cele has concluded his go to with Former President @PresJGZuma in #Nkandla which began this morning at 11:00 and can replace @MYANC management on the end result of his go to first.
— Lirandzu Themba (@LirandzuThemba) February 18, 2021