Cops expect big turnout at Zandspruit protest

20 April 2016 - 12:00 By Pericles Anetos

Zandspruit residents on Wednesday gathered to protest over service delivery - and the arrests of community members during a previous demonstration – in the informal settlement. Police spokesperson Major Mack Mngomezulu said the residents were planning to hand over a memorandum at the Honeydew police station regarding those arrested and charged when residents took to the streets last month and blocked roads over electricity being cut by city officials.According to media reports‚ the protesters have also given Mayor Parks Tau seven days to provide them with electricity.Mngomezulu said they were anticipating a large number of protesters to be out on the streets - “We are expecting 3000-4000.”He said that the march was expected to take place from 9am to 1pm‚ and law enforcement officials had been deployed in the area. – TMG Digital..

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