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Protesting ANC members overturn metro cop car in Pretoria

2016-06-20 15:17
Police officers on the scene in Pretoria. (Photos by Karabo Ngoepe, News24)

Pretoria - ANC members overturned a Tshwane metro police car in the city centre of Pretoria on Monday afternoon.

The party members, as witnessed by this reporter, were protesting about the nomination of former public works minister Thoko Didiza as the mayoral candidate for Tswhane.

A metro cop car was overturned on the corner of Schoeman and Becket streets next to Court Classique Boutique hotel.

A motorist's phone was confiscated and destroyed after taking a picture of the situation; while stones were hurled at people living in nearby flats trying to take pictures.

The African National Congress on Monday confirmed Didiza's nomination; and called on members to support the nomination and not resort to violence again.

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