Community members are taking action by protesting towards the Upington Magistrate’s Court, this is after it has been alleged that a man has killed a Police officer in the area.
After the attack community members took to the streets and caused major disruptions in protest, Residents were arrested. Upington residents are now marching towards the Magistrates court in protest to have their fellow community members released.
“The suspect entered the house where the victim was sleeping. He was armed with a knife and attacked the inhabitants. Visagie was stabbed to the left of his chest, ” said Katlego Mogale, Hawks spokeswoman.
Upington residents have appeared on SABC News expressing their strong opinion of wanting foreign nationals out of the area. The residents are claiming that these are not Xenophobic attacks.
One man appearing on SABC made a strong statement “The moment you kill the police, you kill the nation”.
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