New video emerges of police officers raiding a church following an attack on a police officer

2017-11-13 12:27
PHOTO: Screen grab from video

PHOTO: Screen grab from video

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A video has emerged of police officers storming into a church in Hillbrow in Johannesburg following the attack on one officer by the churchgoers on Sunday morning.

In the video the congregants can be seen running as the squad of police officers storm into the church.

As they go through the church – seemingly looking for someone – they are stopped by what appears to be the ushers of the church. A scuffle ensues as the officers attempt to walk through the premises with much resistance by the ushers.

This incident took place after churchgoers viciously attacked a police officer outside the church for attempting to tow an illegally-parked vehicle which was causing traffic congestion, as reported by News24.

The vehicle belonged to one of the churchgoers and so the congregants attempted to stop the car from being towed by rioting.

The officer then fired a warning shot into the air in an attempt to stop the crowd but they proceeded to attack him – leaving him unconscious.

One person has since been arrested.

Watch the video here:

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