Zuma incarceration | Demonstrators promise to intensify protests

The N3 toll route has reopened after several trucks were burnt there. eNCA senior reporter Siphamandla Goge brings you the latest. Courtesy #DStv403

KWAZULU-NATAL - Demonstrators are promising to intensify protests in KwaZulu-Natal.

The N3 highway is still partly closed and protesters now threaten to close the Durban port and inland towns, demanding the release of former president Jacob Zuma from jail.

READ: Supporters call for Zuma's release

At least 27 people have been arrested for public violence in the province.

Law enforcement officials have been deployed to monitor the situation. eNCA's Lethiwe Mdluli is in Kwamashu. #DStv403 #eNCA

Meanwhile, Jacob Zuma Foundation spokesperson Mzwanele Manyi defended the violent protests. 

Manyi says the protesters have been provoked by the Constitutional Court.

WATCH | Zuma foundation defends KZN protest action

Zuma is in jail as part of his 15-month sentence handed down by the Constitutional Court for contempt.

Watch the video above for more details on this story.

Violent protests that brought KwaZulu-Natal to a halt and Major routes in and out of the province have been affected. Supporters of the former president Jacob Zuma are demanding his release from prison. #eNCA #DStv403


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