At least 14 have been arrested following the destructive protest

The police have confirmed that they have arrested fourteen people following a violent protest that broke out in Letsopa Township near Ottosdal in the North West.

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According to eNCA residents from the area had enough and reportedly went on a rampage, protesting for service delivery.

Police spokesperson Sam Tselanyane says the situation is under control.

“Since the violent protest erupted yesterday, we have arrested nine suspects who made a brief appearance today and were remanded in custody until their next appearance. Today we arrested five people. e are still trying to get the situation under control at the moment.”

They reportedly torched a municipal office, trucks and community library and the people arrested are facing public violence charges.

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