Seven suspects aged between 20 and
33-years-old were on Sunday arrested in the North West for contravening
the Electoral Act.
The suspects allegedly removed IEC banners,
damaged and set them alight close to one of its IEC registration stations in
the Mase Village.
Police Spokesperson Sabata Mokgwabone said
according to information that we received the suspects arrived at one of the
polling stations in Mase Village where they allegedly demanded to see the
regulation documents from the IEC officials.
“Unfortunately they could not get them and
allegedly went to the fence where the banner of the IEC was hanging and they
removed it and burnt it” Mokgwabone added.
Mokgwabone has called on the community to
respect the rule of law as criminals will not be tolerated.
Labels: 7 people arrested for contravening the Electoral Act in the NW