Service delivery protest near Brits

Published May 28, 2012


Teargas was fired at protesters in Bethanie near Brits on Monday morning, North West police said.

Captain Adéle Myburgh said protesters started preventing people at the local taxi rank from going to work, from around 3am.

Police were called in and teargas was used.

“It was a service delivery protest. Once police intervened, negotiations ensued between protest leaders and police.”

The situation had been brought under control by noon. – Sapa

Related Topics: