Rustenburg - Police used rubber bullets to disperse protesting residents in Boitekong, near Rustenburg, on Tuesday, North West police said.

Brigadier Thulani Ngubane said residents of Extension 14 in Boitekong took to the streets in an illegal protest and barricaded roads, apparently demanding water and electricity.

“Police were forced to use rubber bullets to disperse the crowd and a case docket of public violence has been registered.”

No one had been arrested and the police investigation continued, Ngubane said.

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