Public Violence

Police in Kimberley arrested two people for public violence: Image: @ReggieReporter Twitter

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Police in Kimberley arrested two people for PUBLIC VIOLENCE during the National Shutdown this morning; watch the video HERE

Public Violence

Police in Kimberley arrested two people for public violence: Image: @ReggieReporter Twitter

Kimberley police have arrested two people in Greenpoint for public violence.


Police arrest two people for public violence

When the small group threw stones at vehicles earlier, police fired rubber bullets at them.

SANDF and police are monitoring the situation.

Watch here:

Police in Kimberley arrested two people for public violence: Video: @ReggieReporter Twitter

In the last 12 hours, law enforcement officers from the National Joint Operational and Intelligence Structure (NATJOINTS) arrested 87 protestors across the country for public violence-related offenses.

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The 87 arrested were from the following areas:

  • 41 from Gauteng
  • 29 from North West
  • 15 from Free State

Arrests have also occurred in other provinces, including Mpumalanga and the Eastern Cape.


Several roads have already been blocked due to protesting and the public are advised to avoid these areas.


  • R603, Mapumulo
  • Close to Umlazi Mega City
  • Griffiths Mxenge Highway
  • Umlazi
  • West Street
  • Durban CBD
  • Phila Ndwandwe Road
  • Isipingo
  • Langalibalele street, Pietermaritzburg

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  • R514 Van Der Hoff Road, Pretoria West
  • Olievenhout Plaza, Olifantsfontein Rd
  • Ext 25, Olievenhoutbosch, Centurion
  • Cnr. Allandale Road and Mastiff Road, Klipfontein, Lethabong
  • Tembisa
  • Brian Mazibuko E Road, Tembisa
  • Robert Street, Khatamping, Tembisa,
  • Rabosotho, Tembisa, GP
  • Republic road, Near Kaalfonten Mall, Tembisa, GP
  • Poopedi Street, Ivory Park
  • Main Reef Rd, Angelo Industrial park, East Rand Pty Mines, Boksburg, GP
  • Bara Mall, Nicholas St., Diepkloof, Soweto
  • Geba Street, (close to Shell) Kagiso, GP
  • Kagiso Drive, (Closest Corner R41), Kagiso, GP
  • Themba Drive, Kagiso, GP
  • Main St and John Page Dr, Jeppestown, Johanensburg
  • Road blocked before Empire Road, Braamfontein, Johannesburg
  • N1, Robertsham, Johannesburg South
  • N1 (closest corner R28), Sebokeng
  • Moshoeshoe Street, Sebokeng
  • Frederick Street, Evaton Central, Evaton