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Traffic cops protest over cars

2010-03-19 11:06

Mafikeng - Traffic police officers in Mafikeng took to the streets on Friday to protest against the poor conditions of their service cars, the North West public safety department said.

Departmental spokesperson Lesiba Kgwele said protesting officers were members of the SA Municipal Workers' Union.

Although no violence had been reported by 09:30, Kgwele said his department was on standby and would intervene if called on to respond to incidents.

"This will be done to ensure that there is no lawlessness and that road and public safety in general is not compromised.