Violence in SA | PA Joburg mayoral candidate says he's being framed

JOHANNESBURG - The regional leader of the Patriotic Alliance, Bruce Nimmerhoudt, says he is being framed.

Nimmerhoudt was arrested for political sabotage.

He appeared in the Roodepoort Magistrate Court on Monday to apply for bail.

Nimmerhoudt is accused of being one of the first people to incite public violence during the week of unrest in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng.

READ: PA leader says he's being framed for inciting violence

Meanwhile, 10 suspects linked to crimes relating to the recent unrest also appeared at Verulam Magistrate's Court.

They are facing various charges, including murder and attempted murder.

It is understood, the matter will be heard privately going forward.

The recent unrest saw many lives lost in Phoenix and other parts of KZN and Gauteng.


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