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Angry residents threaten Tshwane mayor's family over rigging allegations

A group of disgruntled residents in Atteridgeville, Pretoria gathered outside Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa's parents' home on Sunday.

The group accused Ramokgopa of rigging the selection of candidates ahead of the local government elections and threatened to burn down his parents' home.

The ANC's Teboho Joala on Monday said that the party was highly disturbed by the incident at the weekend and would follow up the matter through internal party structures.

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:

Every concern and objection will be followed up through proper channels.

Teboho Joala, ANC Spokesperson for Tshwane

It is quite disturbing that people resort to such behaviour and violence.

Teboho Joala, ANC Spokesperson for Tshwane

The parties concerned have come to the office this morning and the matters raised will processed accordingly.

Teboho Joala, ANC Spokesperson for Tshwane

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