Ticket scalper arrested at Soweto Derby

2017-10-21 14:55

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Soweto – A ticket scalper has been arrested for selling fake tickets ahead of the Soweto Derby taking place on Saturday afternoon.

The PSL confirmed the arrest via their official twitter account, saying that the suspect had been arrested outside the FNB stadium ahead of the clash between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, selling counterfeit tickets.

They said the suspect had been arrested and taken to a nearby police station, where he would remain in custody for the reainder of the weekend.

The game kicks off at 15:30.

Meanwhile, JMPD have advised road users that there is a road traffic diversion in place today on roads around FNB Stadium

“Only vehicles with parking tickets will be allowed passed the check points on Nasrec Road. Soweto Highway, Randshow Road and the N17,” said chief superintendent, Wayne Minnaar.

Minnaar said motorists could use the N12, New Canada road and Chris Hani road as alternative routes. He said the roads would be reopened tonight at 7pm .


Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24


Enter the examination number or search by province or school (NSC Students) to view results.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.