Shock as woman presumed dead turns up to vote

The IEC acknowledged that the poll was fraught with issues
The IEC acknowledged that the poll was fraught with issues

PALAPYE: There was shock when a Palapye woman assumed to be dead, walked into a polling station to vote on Wednesday.
The woman had been struck off the voters’ roll as she had been declared dead.

The incident left presiding officer at the Eloyi polling station, Pako Sepekere-Notice shell -shocked. The issue could not be resolved and she returned home without casting her vote.

Sepekere-Notice said it was the first incident of its kind in this year’s election. She also said they had expected other challenges, since they had the highest number of registered voters in the constituency.

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