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#SaftuStrike in Joburg CBD peaceful, only a few dirt bins knocked over - JMPD

25 April 2018 2:02 PM
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JMPD spokesperson Edna Mamonyane says the march has been peaceful since it began on Wednesday morning.

Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) Spokesperson, Edna Mamonyane says the protesters have now moved to the offices of the Premier David Makhura in the Joburg CBD.

She says the march has been peaceful except for some people who became unruly and knocked over a few dirt bins on the street.

Read: #SaftuStrike: 'Ramaphosa is serving the interest of big businesses'

They haven't stopped singing since they started this morning. Even their leadership is struggling to address them.

Edna Mamonyane, JMPD spokesperson

Mamonyane says she believes the strike is well organised and has a visible presence.

JMPD was told there would be about 7500 protesters but it made provisions for a larger number.

I think they did get the number they were looking for or even more. At the moment Simon's Street is just red.

Edna Mamonyane, JMPD spokesperson

To hear the rest of the interview with JMPD Edna Mamonyanne, listen below:


25 April 2018 2:02 PM
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