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Operation Dudula leader Nhlanhla ‘Lux’ Dlamini has been arrested

This after he allegedly raided the home of the 59-year-old Ramerafe, in search for drugs.

As reported by Operation Dudula deputy chair Dan Radebe, Nhlanhla ‘Lux’ Dlamini was arrested just after his interview with KayaFM on Thursday afternoon.

Operation Dudula’s national secretary-general Zandile Dabula confirmed to PowerFM that Dlamini will appear at the Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court on Friday morning.

This after a case of breaking and entering was opened at the Dobsonville Police Station on Wednesday.

The case against Nhlanhla ‘Lux’

The case was opened by Victor Ramerafe, who was accompanied by the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), after Dlamini allegedly raided the home of the 59-year-old Ramerafe, in search for drugs.

Radebe said he did not understand why Dlamini had been singled out when there were a number of people during the alleged raid.

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A stand-off ensued on Wednesday after members of the EFF carried spears, sticks and golf clubs, chanting Dlamini will โ€œpayโ€ for what he did.

EFF national spokesperson Sinawo Tambo said it was not true that Ramerafe sold drugs.

‘He is a coward’

He added the people who accused him were not from Dobsonville and that Dlamini had a โ€œmobile rentingโ€ crowd, which pretended to be the โ€œcommunityโ€ wherever he went.

โ€œHe is a coward. He is not confronting gangsters in the harbours of this country, where drugs are imported from, he is going to innocent men and women because he is a coward,โ€ he said on Wednesday.

โ€œWe want him to be arrested and if the police do not make an intervention on what Operation Dudula is doing in Johannesburg โ€“ which has already started spreading to other areas โ€“ then we will encourage our people to defend themselves.โ€

Gauteng police could not be reached.

Additional reporting by Lunga Simelane

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