“There’s over entry to alcohol. Individuals are uncontrolled when it comes to alcohol. We should now put our heads collectively – when authorities acts, no person ought to say it’s unfair. It’s not about corona, this factor has been there,” he mentioned.
It was reported that the accident occurred when the cops had been chasing a automobile of a suspected drunk driver on the N4 between Trans Orange Street and Rebecca Road in Pretoria West.
Sadly, the suspect’s automobile collided with the officers’ automobile and killed the three officers.
Mbulala lamented additional “you possibly can see what the alcohol is doing to our nation: it’s a large number. That is over entry to alcohol. We drink from 6 pm to six am – it’s terrible, it should come to an finish,” mentioned Mbalula.
The minister advised that alcohol must be bought at restricted instances to assist scale back alcohol-related incidents.
“Whether or not there’s Covid or not, we should assessment our legal guidelines when it comes to alcohol entry. It doesn’t work. It has been open-ended through the years and it doesn’t work. It’s not solely about stage 2 – it doesn’t work on a regular basis,” he added.