2 arrested for public violence in Eastern Cape

2012-06-07 21:04

Johannesburg - Two people were arrested when a service delivery protest in Booysens Park, Port Elizabeth, turned violent on Thursday, Eastern Cape police said.

Warrant Officer Alwin Labans said the protest started at noon.

"Protesters torched the office of a local councillor, while roads were barricaded with rocks and logs."

Labans said the situation was quiet on Thursday evening and that police were monitoring the area.

The two people arrested faced charges of public violence and were expected to appear in court soon, he said.

  • Sagin - 2012-06-09 09:37

    destroy it, burn it down. break it, because its all we are good at.

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