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Provincial Secretary of the ANC in Limpopo Soviet Lekganyane says councilors must respect voters and restored their dignity. Photo: Phuti Raletjena
Provincial Secretary of the ANC in Limpopo Soviet Lekganyane says councilors must respect voters and restored their dignity. Photo: Phuti Raletjena

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ANC Limpopo secretary Soviet Lekganyane became the latest high-profile victim of internal party political violence after being held hostage for close to an hour in the party’s provincial offices in Polokwane, Limpopo, last week.

He was detained by a group of disgruntled ANC supporters who wanted him to act on the list of candidates sent to the Electoral Commission of SA for the upcoming local government elections.

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