Rustenburg - Fourteen people have been arrested in connection with the violent protests in Ottosdal, North West police said on Friday.
Police spokesperson Captain Sam Tselanyane said nine people were arrested for public violence and arson.
"They made a brief appearance before the Ottosdal Periodical Court yesterday [Thursday] and were remanded in custody until Tuesday, 16 July 2019."
He said another five people were arrested on Thursday in Letsopa, Ottosdal, after they allegedly set alight the Letsopa Community Library and petrol bombed a police Nyala (armoured vehicle).
"They are expected to appear before the Coligny Magistrate’s Court on Monday, 15 July 2019 facing charges of public violence and arson," Captain Tselanyane said.