Cops monitor EFF march in North West

2014-02-12 13:30

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Numerous police officers were deployed at the entrance to the Moretele local municipal offices in North West as EFF supporters marched on the premises.

Members of Julius Malema’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) marched from Makapanstad to the municipal offices and congregated in an open space near the buildings. They set up a public address system near the entrance.

Several members of the ANC milled around outside the premises after allegedly attending a ward meeting.

Some of the ANC supporters, in yellow T-shirts bearing President Jacob Zuma’s image, peeped through a security wall at the municipal offices.

A municipal fire engine was also parked at the entrance. A supermarket nearby shut its doors as the protesters began to gather.

This morning, several police vehicles, including a Nyala, were parked near the crowd dressed in EFF red berets and T-shirts. A man led the singing over the public address system, which was mounted on a bakkie.

“Juju rea le wena [Julius we are going with you],” the crowd sang.

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