Roads barricaded in Mogale City shutdown

2018-01-22 07:29

Johannesburg – Roads in Mogale City on the West Rand have been barricaded with burning tyres and rocks as part of a community-led shutdown over crime in the area.

Reports on Monday morning indicate that Robert Broom and Van Riebeeck Avenue in Munsieville are affected by the protest action.

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A flyer was distributed on Sunday calling for a "Mogale City Monday shutdown", urging residents to "unite and reclaim our city from crime, drugs and human trafficking". It contained the hashtags #NoOneGoesToWork, #NoChildGoesToSchool and #NoTransportAllowedToMove.

EWN reported protest action on the R55 on Monday morning.

More to follow.

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