Pro-toll protesters upsets Cosatu

A lone ranger who is apparently in favour of Gauteng's e-toll project had to rescued by police during an anti-toll protest in Pretoria, according to a report on Thursday.

Paul de Beer held up a hand-written white placard on a stick saying, "Stop moaning, pay e-toll", at a protest in Pretoria organised by the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu).

Upset Cosatu members descended onto him and broke his placard, reported Beeld newspaper.

The police intervened and escorted him to safety.

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