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Bathabile Dlamini brought to tears by angry PE residents

A video shows residents hurling insults at the ANCWL president, saying she was drunk from expensive whiskey.

ANC Women's League President Bathabile Dlamini. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - The planned opening of the Ernest Malgas drug treatment centre in Port Elizabeth by African National Congress Women's League (ANCWL) president Bathabile Dlamini was interrupted by angry residents of the New Brighton community.

Residents stormed the area and hurled insults and asked her to leave, saying she was drunk from expensive whiskey and that she was not wanted in the area.

The minister then burst into tears after the residents repeatedly insulted her.

A male voice could be heard imploring the resident to stop with the aggressive confrontation and instead go find a place to talk about their grievances.

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