Angry crowd tries to set alight Umlazi train station
KwaZulu-Natal provincial police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane says no one has been arrested yet.
JOHANNESBURG - Police have opened a case of public violence after a large group of people tried to set fire to the Umlazi railway station earlier on Friday.
It’s understood the crowd of about a 1,000 people were angry because the trains were delayed.
KwaZulu-Natal provincial police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane says no one has been arrested yet.
“A group burnt four cars, damaged the ticket office and damaged a train coach. A case of public violence has been opened.”
#sapsKZN Umlazi #SAPS opened a case of public violence following damage to property during #ProtestAction by +- 1000 protesters at Umlazi Railway Station this am. Train coaches damaged, ticket office & 4 vehicles set alight. POP & Metro Police remain in area. #PoliceVisibility ME pic.twitter.com/AEQQNHci16— SA Police Service (@SAPoliceService) September 21, 2018