Maritzburg residents burn tyres

2011-06-17 11:12

Residents blocked roads with burning tyres in Edendale, Pietermaritzburg, this morning, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

“There were protests this morning,” said Brigadier Phindile Radebe.

“Roads were blocked and tyres were burnt but the situation is back to normal now,” Radebe said just before lunchtime.

This happened at Edendale in the Msunduzi municipality, where an ANC office was set alight last week.

A 43-year-old man has been sentenced for the fire, saying he had been promised money and a job by an ANC official to set the office alight.

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