Over 750 arrests made as looting sprees continue

eNCA senior reporter Aviwe Mtila was on the scene in Vosloorus. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Over 750 people have been arrested in connection with the ongoing violent protests and looting in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal.

The violence has resulted in major disruptions to businesses.

READ: Brazen looting spree continues

Roads have been blocked and malls looted.

Despite President Cyril Ramaphosa's appeal for calm on Monday night, looting continued in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

READ: Violence in SA: Mass arrests in Vosloorus

The president said action will be taken against those who loot and continue with violence and intimidation.

The violence has continued unabated despite the deployment of 2,500 soldiers to support the police.

Source
eNCA

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