Police Minister Bheki Cele breaked down to tears while he was addressing the community of East London
Cele and his team on Sunday visited the Enyobeni Tarvern where twenty children were reported to be dead in the early hours.
While he was addressing the media and the community, the minister couldnt finish his speech because of tears.
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He also slammed the parents for letting their children out at night. He asked parents how they went to bed on Saturday night, not knowing where their children, some as young as 13, were.
The cause of death is unknown. Local media say bodies lay inside the Enyobeni Tavern as if they had collapsed, but there were no visible injuries on the victims.
Enyobeni is currently trending on social media. Heres what people are saying:
"We will blame everyone else but ourselves. Parents will blame tavern owner, tavern owner will blame parents and patrons. Community will blame government for a 13 year old not being in bed etc. but no self accountability as to why our society is so rotten," wrote Lethabo.
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