KZN man who called Ramaphosa the K-word ordered to undergo mental evaluation

Kessie Nair appeared in the Verulam Magistrate Court on Tuesday morning after his arrest two weeks ago.

A video screengrab of Kessie Nair, the man who called President Cyril Ramaphosa the K-word.

DURBAN - The man who referred to President Cyril Ramaphosa using the K-word has been ordered to undergo mental evaluation at an institution in Pietermaritzburg.

Kessie Nair appeared in the Verulam Magistrate Court on Tuesday morning after his arrest two weeks ago.

In a video that went viral, Nair called for Ramaphosa to be charged for high treason, saying he’s the source of the country’s high crime rate, poverty, and poor healthcare.

The Durban businessman previously served six years in prison for corruption.

WARNING: Video contains strong and offensive language

(Edited by Thapelo Lekabe)