Editorials 29.10.2014 06:00 am

Calling Cele back not the solution

Following the senseless slaying of Orlando Pirates goalkeeper and Bafana Bafana skipper Senzo Meyiwa, calls have been mounting for former top cop Bheki Cele to be reinstated as national police commissioner.

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema, who ironically has on numerous occasions found himself on the wrong side of the law, is among prominent South Africans who took to social media and called for the return of Cele, who is now deputy minister of agriculture, forestry and fisheries.

According to reports, Cele is more than willing to return to the position he was fired from by President Jacob Zuma in June 2012.

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