WATCH: Spry seniors tear up the dancefloor

2016-10-28 13:43


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Durban - Metro police in Durban have revealed a softer side, as video footage of officers singing and dancing with elderly residents at an old age home swept across social media.

The remarkably spry seniors were getting down to the classics, played by a metro policeman on guitar.

eThekwini municipality spokesperson Tozi Mthethwa said the outreach programme was part of a drive to educate the public about the metropolitan police's role.

"The Metro Police Multi-Operational Response Team, which was established in the run-up to the local government elections as a precautionary measure to quell any potential violent protests, has various sub-units within it.

"These include an educational and outreach sub-unit. We have an intervention programme within the Metro Police Unit, with an aim of taking Metro Police services to the people in an interactive way," she said.

These sub-units conducted educational awareness programmes about road safety and educated the public about the metro police’s work.

She said that they had more than 10 outreach initiatives in various parts of the city. These would continue due to residents’ positive feedback.

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