Police now better prepared for unrest, says MEC

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Economic Development MEC, Ravi Pillay (left) and Community Safety MEC, Peggy Nkonyeni, assessing the damage caused by pro-Zuma protesters in Mooi River where 26 trucks were torched.
Economic Development MEC, Ravi Pillay (left) and Community Safety MEC, Peggy Nkonyeni, assessing the damage caused by pro-Zuma protesters in Mooi River where 26 trucks were torched.
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KwaZulu-Natal Community Safety MEC Peggy Nkonyeni says law enforcement agencies will be more prepared should the unrest recur.

Speaking to The Witness on Wednesday, Nkonyeni attributed the police’s failure to deal with last week’s violent protests to “poor co-ordination”.

“We do acknowledge the issue of limitations when it relates to lack of co-ordination amongst all law enforcement agencies.

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