Municipal building targeted in Dordrecht

Reports that the vandalism of the Dordrecht municipal buildings are continuing have been received from the town.

The town, which falls under the Emalahleni Municipality, has had several incidents of unrest as dissatisfaction over the administration of the municipality continues.  Claims of nepotism in appointments have also been raised.

The ANC and the Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Department are both investigating related complaints.

Over the weekend, some municipal chairs were set alight while a residents informed The Rep a short while ago that nearly all the windows of the municipal building in Dordrecht had been broken. Fires were being made in the town’s streets today.

The Public Order policing unit is monitoring the situation.

The Rep is liaising with Cogta, the ANC and with protesters about the unrest and we hope to update you as more information becomes available.

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