Western Cape police are currently investigating 18 arrests that took place yesterday during the rally against farm attacks in South Africa.
Amongst the arrests Police are investigating charges of attempted murder, public violence, malicious damage to property and offenses relating to the Disaster Management Act.
Cpt Police spokesperson FC van Wky has said in a statement that over 500 motorcyclists gathered for farm attacks alongside a further 400 protestors who were marching against gender-based violence.
Police have reported that streets were blocked and also protestors damaged vehicles and this is when the police acted in an attempt to disperse the crowd.
NewsLiteSA reported yesterday of Police officers dragging a motorcyclist off his motorbike and also protestors being met with stun grenades and tear gas.
Those that have been arrested are due to attend the magistrate’s court on Monday, NewsLiteSA will bring further updates on these cases as and when it happens.