Violence: Charged strikers get bail

2011-08-29 00:00

A GROUP of 38 employees from Timber Door Manufacturers (TDM) charged with public violence made a brief appearance at the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court and were released on warning on Friday.

The employees are charged with public violence following the strike outside TDM’s premises in Chesterfield Road on Thursday last week.

According to the charge sheet, the group burned tyres and blockaded the road, preventing other employees from attending work.

The State did not oppose bail and they will be back in court on October 4.

The strikers denied the strike is illegal, as previously reported. — WR.

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