5 Districts ZFM, JTG, Namakwa, Pixley Ka-Seme and Frances Baard

Police condemn the spreading of fake news, unverified information, rumors and threats on social media platforms that seek to cause unnecessary panic and confusion in some instances incite possible violence. Police spokesperson brigadier Mashay Gamieldien says those found to be sharing inflammatory messages and inciting violence will be charged accordingly. Gamieldien says parades were conducted by the 5 district commissioners in John Taolo Gaetsewe, Frances Baard, Pixely Ka-Seme, ZF Mgcawu and Namakwa districts respectively. She says police assure community members that normal crime prevention and policing operations are continuing prior, during and beyond the election period.

Journalist: Tsosangkgotla Mararang
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