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Chaos as ‘Zuma Must Fall’ billboard comes down

The group was hostile and manhandled a man who shouted derogatory remarks against Zuma.

FILE: A man in Cape Town CBD rubs his eyes after being hit with an unknown substance during the Zuma Must Fall billboard's take down. Picture: Anthony Molyneaux/EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Chaotic scenes broke out in a section of Cape

Town inner city after the notorious 'Zuma Must Fall' billboard was torn down by African National Congress (ANC) supporters.

Police

were on the scene but did not act as the banner on Kloof Street was being torn

down.

The poster was erected by a so-called private initiative as a form of protest.

A group of ANC supporters were allowed access to the

building and while some pulled the billboard down from the roof, others cut it

up through the windows.

#ZumaMustFallBillboard A little earlier when angry ANC supporters chased down a man who insulted Zuma AH pic.twitter.com/XP9ntRwc8e

They claimed the poster disrespected President Jacob

Zuma.

The ANC's Cape metro chair Xolani Sotashe demanded that

the building's management remove the remainder of the banner.

"We are giving you 24 hours to clear this thing here. Next

time when we come here it's not going to be nice."

#ZumaMustFall ANC metro chair Xolani Sotashe says members must be disciplined and not "assault white people". XK pic.twitter.com/laq0EfK0VK

The group was also hostile and manhandled a man who shouted derogatory remarks against Zuma.

WATCH: Man assaulted during 'Zuma Must Fall' banner removal

The crowd left with pieces of the banner.

#ZumaMustFallBillboard One of the crowd members punched a photographer in the face AH

#ZumaMustFallBillboard A fight has broken out between ANC supporters and a man who it seems insulted #Zuma AH pic.twitter.com/Wj1WEzVCBp

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