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A slaughterhouse has been opened - Ramaphosa on political killings

2016-07-29 09:28
Cyril Ramaphosa in Stellenbosch ( Jenni Evans, News24 )

Paarl - ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has blamed people determined to sink South Africa's democracy for recent political killings.

"We can't have our democracy derailed by people who are bent on weakening the ANC," he told media after a mini-rally in Paarl in the Western Cape.

"A slaughterhouse has been opened here," he said on Thursday, while campaigning ahead of local government elections next week.

He urged the police to get to the bottom of the killings and arrest those responsible.

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko on Wednesday said 14 people had been arrested for politically-motivated murders countrywide – the majority in KwaZulu-Natal.

A parliamentary task team has been probing the killings, the most recent being that of an ANC ward councillor in Port Elizabeth, who was shot dead on Tuesday evening.

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