Patriotic Alliance politician charged for inciting public violence on West Rand

It's believed that Bruce Nimmerhoudt encouraged residents to commit public violence at a time when law enforcement agencies were trying to return order to Gauteng and KZN.

The Patriotic Alliance's Bruce Nimmerhoudt was charged with inciting public violence on 19 July 2021. Picture: Supplied

JOHANNESBURG - A man accused of instigating violence through a voice recording has been formally charged in court.

Bruce Nimmerhoudt, a regional chairperson of the Patriotic Alliance, appeared in the Roodepoort Magistrates Court on Monday on charges of inciting public violence.

He was arrested last week in Witpoortjie on the West Rand.

It's believed that Nimmerhoudt encouraged residents to commit public violence at a time when law enforcement agencies were trying to return order to Gauteng and KZN.

“Bruce Nimmerhoudt has been remanded in custody to the 26 of July 2021 for him to prepare for a formal bail application following his first appearance at the Roodepoort Magistrate’s Court for inciting public violence,” said the National Prosecuting Authority's Phindi Mjonondwane.

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