WATCH: Mass brawl during Durban ward committee elections

2016-11-23 12:14
A fight broke out between residents at a ward committee election meeting (YouTube).

A fight broke out between residents at a ward committee election meeting (YouTube).

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Durban – Police are investigating a mass brawl that broke out during a ward committee selection meeting in Durban on Sunday.

In an amateur video of the fight, a number of people in the hall shove, punch, and push one another. An officer attempts to break up the brawl, but is also pushed and shoved.

Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane on Wednesday said Bayview police were investigating a case of common assault.

He said police were deployed to the Bayview Community Hall, south of Durban, to monitor the voting.

A “disruptive group” forced their way into the hall and assaulted police and the members of the community.


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