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protestNews24 reports that eight SA National Roads Agency (Sanral) affliated employees were arrested for public violence during a protest over salaries on the N1 on Tuesday afternoon.  

Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the three men and five women were part of a group protesting on the N1 South at the Olifantsfontein on-ramp in Midrand.  They obstructed traffic and threw stones.  Officers had to fire rubber bullets to disperse them.  In the morning, a group of about 100 Sanral employees blocked the northbound part of the highway, causing a severe traffic jam.

  • A short report by Thomas Hartleb is at News24
  • See too, N1 protesters to be charged after scuffle with JMPD, at EWN

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