Intimidation case in Pongola opened following by-election

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Police have confirmed that a political party has opened a case of intimidation and damage to property at the Pongola police station in northern KwaZulu-Natal. This follows this week’s by-election in a ward that the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) retained.

The provincial police spokesperson, Robert Netshiunda says, “Members of two rival political parties were preparing for by-elections at Ncotshane area when one person allegedly hailed intimidating words to the complainant and also damaged his property. No one has been arrested as yet.”

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