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IEC awaiting updates on 2 men held for election fraud

Police in KwaZulu-Natal reportedly arrested two men for election fraud early this week.

FILE: The boards where voting tallies will be displayed at the IEC National Results Centre in Pretoria. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN.

DURBAN - The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) says police haven't yet updated them on the case against two men arrested for election fraud early this week.

The two men were sacked by the IEC in their respective Folweni and Dundee areas.

Meanwhile, it's been a slow results day for the eThekwini Municipality with no results being shown at the election centre in KwaZulu-Natal for most of the afternoon. However the numbers still indicate that the African National Congress ( ANC) is at 46.78%, followed by the Democratic Alliance at 39.58%.



IEC officials are expected to wrap up the counting process at around 10pm tonight.



They are still capturing the remaining 1,147 outstanding results.

KZN Electoral Head Mawethu Mosery says the results for 22 municipalities have been declared.

The results in the eThekwini region continue to trickle in slowly but the ANC has maintained its majority support in the province at 54.65%.

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