Molale fears for MPs safety

Minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration Eric Molale says some criminals are planning to attack MPs
Minister of Presidential Affairs and Public Administration Eric Molale says some criminals are planning to attack MPs

The Presidential Affairs and Public Administration minister Eric Molale, says they been inundated with reports and incidents to necessitate upping security in and around Parliament as a matter of urgency.

He told Parliament yesterday that political discourse of late has been characterised by deep emotions and actions that call for increased vigilance.

“Reports that have reached us and our security organs indicate that there are intentions by some members of the public to cause harm to some Members of Parliament. It has been reported and there is evidence that some individuals whose dress code breaches the etiquette and decorum of this house, have accessed the premises of parliamentary buildings and at times carrying objects that can easily be used as weapons,” Molale said.

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