Mcebo Dlamini supporters protest outside Hillbrow court
He was arrested yesterday, but his case was postponed to allow for verification of his address.
JOHANNESBURG - A group of Wits University students, supporting student leader Mcebo Dlamini, now moved to the Hillbrow Magistrates Court to support other students, who will be appearing today.
Dlamini, who was arrested early yesterday morning, appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrates Court this morning, but his case was postponed to allow for verification of his address.
This morning, students started two fires and blockaded some public roads in Parktown. They are protesting against a 10pm curfew implemented by Wits.
Police say nine protesters were arrested on Friday night for public violence, after buildings were stoned at Wits and some cars set on fire in Braamfontein.
According to police, four out of the nine people arrested were students.
Police are keeping a close eye on a group of protesters is singing struggle songs outside the court.
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