Chairperson, I move without notice:
That the Council -
1) notes the reports of two Eastern Cape initiates who were rescued after they had undergone illegal circumcisions; 2) further notes that a team of police and health officials responded to a call from one of the villagers and rescued the two boys;
3) also notes that the boys were found in a forest near Sicambeni village and taken to hospital as they required immediate medical care as they were suffering from dehydration and hallucinations;
4) takes this opportunity to applaud the quick response by the police and health officials; and
5) commends the villagers for reporting such cases immediately and their vigilance in their surroundings.
Motion agreed to in accordance with section 65 of the Constitution.