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Protests close Beyers Naude Drive

Johannesburg - Part of Beyers Naude Drive has been closed due to violent protests by residents of the Zandspruit informal settlement, Johannesburg metro police said on Tuesday.

Motorists were advised to avoid Beyers Naude Drive, which was closed off between Peter Road and Johan Street, said Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar.

Part of Beyers Naude Drive has been closed due to violent protests by residents of the Zandspruit informal settlement. File picture: Wesley Fester. Credit: INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPERS

Police were monitoring the situation.

The reason for the protest was unclear, Minnaar said.

Sapa

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