46 arrested for public violence on East Rand

2014-05-06 08:10


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Johannesburg - Forty-six people were arrested for public violence in Gugulethu, on the East Rand, Gauteng police said on Tuesday.

Residents of the informal settlement blocked the streets with burning tyres and rocks on Monday, Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said.

"Several vehicles were reported to have been stoned but there were no injuries reported," he said.

Dlamini said he was not aware of the motive for the protest.

"No incidents of violence have been reported this morning," he said.

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