EXCLUSIVE | On-duty cop asleep in control room as Zandile Mafe spent '30 hours' inside Parliament

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Alleged Parliament arsonist, Zandile Christmas Mafe
Alleged Parliament arsonist, Zandile Christmas Mafe
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Alleged Parliament arsonist Zandile Mafe spent nearly 30 hours inside the National Key Point, setting off dozens of alarms as he made his way through various parts of the building before setting fire to a pile of boxes nearly 26 hours after he first gained entry.

This was while two police officers on duty in a nearby control room noticed nothing at the time he entered Parliament - one was caught on camera sleeping, while the other had headphones on.

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