Reed dance: Man arrested for filming maidens

2013-08-31 14:04

A man was arrested by security staff and charged for filming maidens bathing early this morning ahead of the annual reed dance.

The man was taken to the Nongoma police station and his cellphone was confiscated.

He will appear in court on Monday.

Officials said the 145 medical staff with four mobile clinics had treated 90 people for exhaustion and dehydration.

A large number of people who had forgotten chronic medication were also attended to.

Security have been instructed to seize cameras from anybody taking pictures of the maidens without accreditation.

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