It is alleged that the reason for the protest is load shedding in the area. Motorists are urged to use alternative routes. Updates will follow.
Chabalala is fighting for his life in an undisclosed hospital. At least three bullets were removed from his body after he was stabilised in hospital.
ER24 Spokesperson Russel Meiring reports that three people were injured yesterday following a collision between two light motor vehicles on Pierneef Road in Meyerton.
It is reported that the boy had climbed on top of the truck to remove scrap when he got stuck and was subsequently trampled on by the truck wheel. Following the incident, Koago has condemned the actions of scrap thieves, saying that one life lost is one too many.
Warrant Officer Happy Nape from the Kliprivier SAPS reports that there is a high rate of car and truck hijackings happening on the R59 freeway and R550, Nigel Road.
The SABC reported that members of the National Investigation Unit followed up on intelligence and raided several houses in the Vaal recently.
Police Spokesperson Constable Maria Letsele reports that Orange Farm Police were called to the scene and found a steel pipe with blood on it.
In the notice issued, Eskom said that ELM’s breach of its payment obligation to Eskom undermines and placed in jeopardy Eskom’s ability to continue the national supply of electricity on a financially sustainable basis.
The driver said he immediately stopped the car to ask what was going on but the three occupants who were in the back seat immediately fled the scene while the head of the occupant on his left was resting on the dashboard.
The ‘syrup’ apparently causes them to experience some kind of a ‘high’, almost the same as that of nyaope.
Police Spokesperson Captain Fikile Funda reports that police are investigating a case of house robbery after an 83-year-old man, his wife and their gardener were attacked at their home in Three Rivers.