11 nabbed following Mooi River protests

Reading Time: < 1 minute

Eleven people have been arrested following a protest at the Mooi River Plaza on the N3 in KwaZulu-Natal.

Police Minister, Bheki Cele has arrived at the scene where four trucks were torched by the local community.

The trucks were stopped in the early hours of this morning and then set alight. The community allege that foreign drivers are taking their jobs and women away from them.

The police have been deployed to the area and are searching for more suspects. Eyewitnesses say the community also stole goods from the truck which included liquor.

Minister Cele has assessed the damage caused and also visited the local police station.

No injuries have been reported. Cele says they won’t tolerate lawlessness.

Click below for more: