Roodepoort protest over councillor

2013-06-05 11:21
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Johannesburg - Residents of Matholesville informal settlement in Roodepoort, west of Johannesburg, are protesting against their ward councillor Sebaelo Ntseana, Johannesburg metro police said on Wednesday.

"They are protesting because they want their councillor out," spokesperson Edna Mamonyane said.

She said metro police and the SA Police Service (Saps) were on the scene and trying to get the councillor out of the settlement safely.

Protesters burnt tyres and threw stones on Randfontein Road in Roodepoort earlier on Wednesday morning.

Traffic on the road had been cleared.

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