VIOLENCE RAGING ACROSS GAUTENG CBDS

VIOLENCE RAGING ACROSS GAUTENG CBDS

JOHANNESBURG – Chaos erupted across Johannesburg and Tshwane on Monday.

In the Johannesburg CBD, a man was reportedly shot and left in the street while seriously injured.

Police officers arrived and dispersed the crowds using rubber bullets.

Four people have been arrested for looting and public violence.

A fire in the CBD over the weekend led to the deaths of three people and has been mentioned by some as the reason for the unrest but the motivation for the chaos is still unknown.

Witnesses have said there is ongoing violence in Jeppestown and Hillbrow.

In Tshwane, there has been violence directed against foreign nationals.

Police have arrested one person and said the chaos is fueled by criminals.


In Turffontein, police had to call for additional assistance after a number of stores were looted.

Police officers have arrested over 20 people for public violence.

Some areas remain under heavy police presence and surveillance.

Source
eNCA

Facebook Comments

About author

Nigerians in South Africa
Nigerians in South Africa 2012 posts

We are about democracy, human rights, public opinion, political behavior, civil rights and policy aimed at improving the human condition, with a focus on African countries.

You might also like

IAN SQUIRE: WHO WAS THE BRITISH HOSTAGE KILLED IN NIGERIA

A British man who was taken hostage and killed in Nigeria had travelled to the country to help set up a new eye-care clinic. Ian Squire was one of four

Business 0 Comments

THE COSTS OF BUYING A HOME IN SOUTH AFRICA

Many people consider the costs associated with buying a home purely from the point of the property purchase price, as well as the added payments you would have to service

Community 0 Comments

PARTS OF JOBURG TO BE WITHOUT WATER FOR 33 HOURS

JOHANNESBURG – Several parts of Johannesburg including Bryanston, Northcliff and Langlaagte will be without water for the next 33 hours. Residents will have their water cut from 8am on Tuesday

0 Comments

No Comments Yet!

You can be first to comment this post!

Leave a Reply