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Muizenberg protesters petrol-bomb restaurant

For a third consecutive night, protesters in Muizenberg have wrecked havoc on the area. Law Enforcement spokesperson Wayne Dyason said that patrons at a local restaurant came under attack when protesters petrol-bombed the place.

“In the third night of violence in the Capricorn area in Muizenberg protesters targeted private property again. A bottle store at the second traffic circle on Baden Powell Drive in the Capricorn Village residential area was petrol bombed. A restaurant was also petrol bombed and bricks were hurled through its windows while patrons were inside. All patrons evacuated and no one injured‚” said Dyason.

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He said protesters dispersed as soon as members of the SAPS and Law Enforcement arrived on the scene. A heavy police presence would be maintained in area‚ Dyason said.

The unrest started on Sunday evening when a group tried to occupy a piece of land and a ward councillor’s car was set alight. Three heavy machines‚ a quad bike and a staff canteen was petrol bombed on Sunday evening also.

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On Monday the unrest continued as three vehicles were set on fire when the group tried to petrol-bomb a building in Capricorn‚ Muizenberg.

Source: Timeslive

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