Runaway lionscares voters

2011-03-08 00:00

A LION that “intimidated” would-be voters was among the problems the Independent Electoral Commission in Limpopo reported after the registration weekend.

Nkaro Matete, the chief electoral officer in Limpopo, told reporters yesterday, “A case of intimidation was reported at Mutale [in the north of the province] where a lion that might have escaped from the Makuya park frightened several voters away from coming to voting stations to register,”

She said police and wildlife officials looked for the animal on Saturday, but could not find it. — Own Correspondent.

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