Mayhem and havoc broke out at Steynsrus as illegal protesters destroyed infrastructure and looted town

Following havoc and mayhem that took place, recently at Steynsrus and Kroonstad where critical infrastructure and resources were destroyed, the Provincial Commissioner of the police in Mpumalanga, Lieutenant General Mondli Zuma spat fire, condemning the perpetrators, masquerading as concerned and affected citizens whereas some have criminal intent of cashing on the misery of citizens.

The narratives of the General are deducted from the incidence of violence that broke out since Monday morning, 15 April 2019, wherein some community members went on the rampage damaging property. The actions of some individuals who jumped on the same wagon with concerned citizens and in the process, set alight offices and a vehicle belonging to the Department of Social Development as well as damaging others are described as barbaric.

They proceeded and violently looted shops belonging to foreign nationals and locals.

General Zuma did not mince his words when talkin
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Pretoria News:- ‘Protesters’ ransack, loot west NG church and a Police station

This was done by the same protesters who barricaded roads with rocks and burning tyres.

An NG church in Booysens, west of Pretoria, was ransacked and looted by angry protesters on Thursday morning.

The protesters barricaded roads with rocks and burning tyres in the early hours of Thursday which left residents stranded and unable to get to work.

Hercules CPF member Ricky Louw confirmed that hundreds of protesters were causing mayhem in Daspoort, Hercules and Booysens.

“The NG Church on the corner of Attie and Hjalmer streets was broken into this morning. Windows were shattered and a number of items were allegedly stolen,” she said.

At the time of going to print Hercules police spokesperson, Captain Bonginkosi Msimango said he was not aware of the reported break-in.

He said, however, that seven protesters from Gomorrah informal settlement were arrested for malicious damage to property.

“The suspects damaged the He
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