Security tightened in Bekkersdal

Security tightened in Bekkersdal

The residents of Bekkersdal, south-west of Johannesburg, expressed mixed feelings over the heavy security in the township as hundreds headed to the polls on Wednesday.

There were dozens of police and military vehicles parked at the entrance to the township, while many others were parked at the voting stations.

One resident, who declined to give her name, said she was happy with voting but expressed anger over the burning of an Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) tent….


South Africa Today – South Africa News – Bekkersdal