Update: SAPS Make 2203 Arrest In South African Riots, 12 Masterminds Arrested

SOUTH AFRICA (July 15, 2021)—

The South African President spoke to the people “The violence and destruction that we have witnessed in our country cannot be justified. Arrests will continue to be made, and those responsible will be prosecuted. We cannot allow a minority of people to threaten our lives, livelihoods, peace and stability #ProtectSouthAfrica.”

The Acting Minister in the Presidency updates the media on the ongoing protest in South Africa.

Clean-up of South Africa 

The Newzroom Afrika tweeted “Some students at the Mangosuthu University of Technology in Durban have taken it upon themselves to start clean-up operations in parts of the City following days of looting in the area. ” 

Rioters Masterminds Arrested:

Newzroom Afrika tweeted “Government confirms one of 12 alleged masterminds behind the public violence is in custody.”

Source: Presidency of South Africa

 

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