Cops remain vigilant in West Rand settlement

2014-01-20 13:09
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Johannesburg - Police were keeping watch on Princess informal settlement in Roodepoort on the West Rand on Monday, following protests there last week.

Police spokesperson Nonhlanhla Khumalo said the residents had not demonstrated over the weekend.

"Things were quiet at the weekend and they are quiet at the moment," she said.

The protests started on Tuesday, with residents demanding better service delivery and housing.

No arrests or injuries had been reported.

Broken glass, rocks, a broken traffic light and other debris were scattered on Albertina Sisulu Road during the protests.

Police and metro police warned motorists to stay away from the area last week as protesters were throwing stones at passing vehicles.

- SAPA
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