The looting of foreign owned shops has now spread to the Johannesburg CBD. Police have been engaged in running battles with a group of people targeting shops in the Hillbrow area. This follows similar incidents in Tembisa, Turffontein, Jeppestown and Malvern earlier.
Police and Johannesburg Metro officers have conducted another late night raid in Hillbrow. Last week shops suspected of selling counterfeit goods were targeted.
Several people have been arrested for illegal firearm and ammunition possession during a police raid on Wednesday in Hillbrow, Johannesburg.
Police have managed to quell two separate service delivery protests in Hillbrow in the Johannesburg CBD and Ennerdale south of Johannesburg on Monday morning.
The Johannesburg Metro Police department is investigating an incident of looting at a retail outlet in Hillbrow allegedly by a group of students on Monday.