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Katlehong residents block roads before looting Sontonga Mall

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Katlehong residents are alleged to have blocked roads to ensure that no police vehicle gets closer to them then went to the nearby Sontoga Mall, broke into shops and looted them.

Sontonga Mall

Gauteng Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said the residents put rocks and other objects on the roads to block them around midnight. Dlamini said police officers who had been called to the scene found the road leading to the area where the looting was happening blocked.


No one was injured and there were no arrests,” he said. Spokesman for Ekurhuleni Emergency Services Willi Ntladi said more looting had happened in the early hours of Tuesday morning. He said they received a call that three shops at the Goldspot Shopping Mall in Vosloorus were set alight after being looted.

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