Rosettenville community members have destroyed property belonging to alleged drug dealers and brothel owners in the area.
City of Joburg MMC for Public Safety, Michael Sun, says demonstrations started yesterday, and when he arrived in the area with Mayor Herman Mashaba he spoke to a woman who was working in one of the houses as a prostitute.
We have now set up special task force. From there we will get a multi-departmental approach.— Michael Sun, City of Joburg MMC for public safety
There were allegations that girls as young as nine years old are used as prostitutes.— Michael Sun, City of Joburg MMC for public safety
Protest in Rosettenville against drug dealers and brothels. This is a community initiative because the South African law is non existing pic.twitter.com/6wpXuE0dvi— Zamaanie (@Zamaanie) February 5, 2017
ROSETTENVILLE riot now under control, crowd begining to disperse, no report of injury or death at this stage. pic.twitter.com/HkYSrFTN4L— Michael Sun (@MichaelSun168) February 5, 2017
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