×

We've got news for you.

Register on HeraldLIVE at no cost to receive newsletters, read exclusive articles & more.
Register now

Old Mission Road open after protest action

Protesters who burnt tyres on Old Mission Road in Kleinskool early on Wednesday morning have been dispersed by police
ROAD OPEN: Protesters who burnt tyres on Old Mission Road in Kleinskool early on Wednesday morning have been dispersed by police
Image: EUGENE COETZEE

Protesters who burnt tyres along Old Mission Road in Kleinskool early on Wednesday morning have been dispersed by the police, and the road is now open.

No arrests were made.

Police spokesperson Captain Sandra Janse van Rensburg said Public Order Police monitored the situation until the crowd was asked to leave.

Janse van Rensburg said the community dispersed after being addressed by representatives of the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

It is understood the residents were upset about not receiving a transformer for electricity.

According to protesters at the scene, they were promised transformers but now claim that other areas have been prioritised.

HeraldLIVE


subscribe

Would you like to comment on this article or view other readers' comments? Register (it’s quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.