Protesters occupy Shoprite, demand lower bread price

By Drum Digital
20 October 2015

Protesters occupied Shoprite in Khayelitsha Mall on Tuesday morning, demanding a reduction in the price of bread

, reported GroundUp.

The Shoprite store was closed during the occupation.

A witness told GroundUp that the protesters were eventually escorted out of the store.

Private security guards in bulletproof vests and carrying rifles were patrolling the area.

The protesters came together under the social media hashtag #ThePriceOfBreadMustFall.

They have expressed solidarity with protesters demanding lower university fees who are using the hash tag #FeesMustFall.

GroundUp

Source: News24 

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