Didiza calls for stern action against Tshwane unrest perpetrators

Thoko Didiza says the ANC is still investigating whether its own party members were also involved.

ANC mayoral candidate for Tshwane, Thoko Didiza. Picture: YoutTube screengrab.

JOHANNESBURG - As President Jacob Zuma prepares to campaign in Gauteng this morning, African National Congress (ANC) mayoral candidate Thoko Didiza, has called on the police to make more arrests linked to the recent deadly protests in Tshwane.

Earlier this week, Gauteng police arrested a 36-year-old man for the death of Simon Modihe, who was one of five people to die during the unrest.

She has has called on Tshwane residents to help the police identify and arrest those responsible for the death of the remaining four people killed.

"The ANC has always been firm that where there are issues of criminality, the law will take its course, no matter who will be involved."

Modihe's family say they want more answers about what happened to him.

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Meanwhile, the South African Communist Party (SACP) has also charged five of its district leaders in Tshwane for allegedly instigating the violence.