56 war veterans arrested for holding ministers hostage

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JOHANNESBURG - Police have arrested 56 members of the Liberation Struggle War Veterans, on three counts of kidnapping.

Defence Minister Thandi Modise, her deputy, Thabang Makwetla, and Minister in the Presidency, Mondli Gungubele were held hostage by the veterans at a meeting in Irene.

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Police say no shots were fired and the ministers were not injured.


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