Ramaphosa Phala Phala farm had no VIP protection at time of cash theft

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Police Minister Bheki Cele.
Police Minister Bheki Cele.
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The police's VIP unit did not protect President Cyril Ramaphosa's game farm when it was robbed, confirmed Police Minister Bheki Cele.

He, however, skirted around details of the Hawks' investigation into the scandal that has plunged the president into his biggest political crisis since assuming high office.

Cele also dodged a question as to whether the police were informed shortly after the burglary that a large sum of cash was stolen from the president's Limpopo game farm, Phala Phala.

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