Suspect arrested for contravening the Electoral Commission Act

The Police in Zaaiplaas near Groblersdal have arrested a 41 year old man for allegedly contravening the Electoral Commission Act.

It is alleged that the suspect who is from Masoing in the Zaaiplaas policing precinct, went to Mathakge Registration Station and started to attack the IEC officials and ordered them to go.

He was blaming the IEC personnel that they were supposed to announce using a loud hailer to everyone about the registration process.

The Police were summoned and reacted swiftly which led to his arrest.

The suspect will appear before the Groblersdal Magistrate Court soon.

The Police investigations are still continuing.



Source: South African Police Service

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