CT protest: ‘I’m a South African and my shop was looted too’
A woman was killed during the looting and arson attacks on Saturday night and on Sunday morning.
CAPE TOWN - Police are keeping a vigilant eye on Samora Machel to quell tensions after protesters ransacked shops in the area.
A woman was killed during the looting and arson attacks on Saturday night and on Sunday morning. Twenty-one people have been taken into custody.
Police cordoned off the area on Sunday around the grocery chain store that was also been looted in the attack.
A local shop owner doubts whether the looting was aimed at foreign nationals.
“I’m a South African and my shop was looted too.”
A foreign shop owner told EWN their business was also completely destroyed during the looting.
“I am from Malawi. I work with people from Ghana. They damaged everything.”
A forensic services van was also on the scene. Two military trucks were parked nearby and SANDF soldiers guarded the area, as police detectives combed the crime scene for clues.
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