#UnrestSA: Instigators could face terrorism, high treason or sedition charges - Lamola

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Disgruntled residents throw rocks as they confront police officers at the entrance of a partially looted mall in Vosloorus.
Disgruntled residents throw rocks as they confront police officers at the entrance of a partially looted mall in Vosloorus.
MARCO LONGARI / AFP

The instigators of last week's unrest will face the full might of the law, and that includes the legislation against terrorism, Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has said.

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) will also consider charges of high treason for the instigators of the unrest, while racketeering charges will be considered where organised syndicates were involved in the looting.

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