Police arrest six more in Duduza

2013-08-18 22:43

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Johannesburg - Six more people were arrested after protests last week in Duduza, east of Johannesburg, the SABC reported on Sunday.

Spokesperson Johannes Rampora told the state broadcaster that five people were arrested for public violence and malicious damage to property.

A sixth person, a Somalian, was arrested for attempted murder and possession of an unlicensed firearm.

Violence and looting erupted in Duduza on Thursday after the shooting and wounding of a 23-year-old man, allegedly by a Somali shop owner, who had old him a used airtime voucher.

The six will appear in the Nigel Magistrate's Court on Monday.

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