20 protesters arrested for public violence

2014-07-09 20:09
(Schalk van Zuydam, AP)

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Johannesburg - Twenty people have been arrested for public violence in Langa, Cape Town, during a service delivery protest, Western Cape police said.

"Police are monitoring and maintaining law and order at the moment. It is believed the protest is about service delivery," police spokesperson Derek van der Merwe said.

Police were notified early in the morning about the protest and would remain on the scene until it ended.

The situation by late Wednesday afternoon was stable, Van der Merwe said.

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