Reitumetse Makwea
Journalist
4 minute read
29 Apr 2022
3:00 am

‘Prepare for a mass funeral’: Operation Dudula warns Bheki Cele

Reitumetse Makwea

Soweto residents claim to have been terrorised by illegal migrants

Operation Dudula leader Nhlanhla 'Lux' Mohlauli at Minister Bheki Cele's imbizo in Pimville, Soweto, 28 April 2022. Picture: Nigel Sibanda

Angry Soweto residents tossed an ultimatum at Police Minister Bheki Cele yesterday: get rid of the foreign criminal informal settlements within a month or we’ll do it ourselves … and you’ll have to dig plenty of graves afterwards. The gauntlet was thrown down by Operation Dudula leader Nhlanhla “Lux” Mohlauli, who said: “If the squatter camps are still there on Sunday [29 May], you might as well prepare a mass funeral because we’re going all out, guns blazing.” Pimville residents declared war against illegal foreigners, who they claim have been terrorising the community, following a cable theft-related shooting which claimed...