27 appear for public violence

Published Jan 5, 2012


A total of 27 protesters accused of public violence and malicious damage to property appeared at the Nebo Magistrate's Court on Thursday, Limpopo police said.

“The arrested suspects went on the rampage, digging up the tar road between Lebowakgomo and Jane Furse at Apel Cross on Tuesday,” said Lt-Col Mohale Ramatseba.

He said the protesters from Masemola were protesting against water shortages in the area.

They were expected to make a formal bail application on Monday. - Sapa

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