UPDATE: Rea Vaya bus set alight in Braam


The remnants of a Parkview police station van torched in Braamfontein.

JOHANNESBURG – Protests have again erupted in Braamfontein in central Johannesburg.

According to JMPD spokesperson Edna Mamonyane, purported students were throwing rocks at a Rea Vaya bus at the corner of  Jorissen and Rissik streets in Braamfontein.

They forced the driver off the bus and then burnt it.



No commuters were on the bus at the time and no injuries were reported.

There have been no arrests

Protesters earlier torched a police vehicle.

Earlier, they blocked major roads, including the busy intersection of Jan Smuts Avenue and Jorissen Street, during peak-hour traffic.

Motorists took to social media to voice their frustrations.

Police restored order and the traffic flowed again.

It's not clear what sparked the protests but metro police officials believe they are related to the Fees Must Fall movement






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