SABC News Western Cape

2018-09-26 07:16:55 -


2 months ago

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, and a high level police delegation are today expected to visit Bonteheu...

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, and a high level police delegation are today expected to visit Bonteheuwel following widespread protests yesterday. The Total Shutdown Movement blocked roads in various areas to protest against unemployment, crime and poverty. Police had to fire stun grenades and used a water canon to disperse angry crowds across the city who disrupted traffic. Police are still monitoring the situation in various places. No further incidents have been reported overnight and this morning. Cele and Western Cape Police Commissioner Khombinkosi Jula will be meet the leaders of various communities to discuss their concerns.