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Cele must act on thugs, vigilantes

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In societies where the rule of law is still respected and enforced, it would be astounding for an ordinary citizen to stand in front of a minister of police and threaten public violence. Yet, that is exactly what happened yesterday when the leader of Operation Dudula – the organisation which wants action taken against illegal foreigners – gave our Police Minister Bheki Cele a month in which to clear out what the organisation labels foreign criminal squatter camps in Soweto … or “prepare a mass funeral” because the locals will go in “with guns blazing”. That an almost emotionless Cele…