RUSTENBURG - Two people have been arrested in connection with violent protests in Khuma near Stilfontein, North West police said on Tuesday.
Police spokesperson Colonel Adele Myburgh said Phindile Nkambule, 28, and Elias Seokolo, 37 were granted R1000 bail each on Monday.
They are facing charges of public violence, arson and malicious damage to property.
"Following a thorough investigation, eight suspects were arrested on Friday, 20 September 2019 in Khuma location, close to Klerksdorp. However, only two appeared in court as the case against the other six was not enrolled," said Myburgh.
"The duo; Phindile Nkambule, 28, and Elias Seokolo, 37, were granted R1000 bail each and will reappear before the same court on Monday, 28 October 2019."