Free State voting station burnt down

2011-05-18 11:19

Bloemfontein - A temporary voting station near Grootvlei Prison, south of Bloemfontein, burnt down overnight, Free State police said on Wednesday.

No injuries were reported, no arrests made and police were investigating a case of malicious damage to property, police spokesperson Sam Makhele said.

A new tent was erected for voters early on Wednesday.

An election official said voting started a little late but was running smoothly.

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  • Taurusaurus - 2011-05-18 12:22

    Hah, take that you twits! Sabotage foiled by the hard work of honest South Africans! Well done, IEC, you've shown yet again how excellent you are at maintaining high standards!! :) Thank you to all IEC staff involved in making the 2011 Municipal elections pleasant and professional!

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