#MokopaneShutdown: ‘We will use force’ – Police

MOKPANE – The group gathered in front of Frontline Hyper in Nelson Mandela Drive at 08:30 planning to march to the municipality at 11:00 as agreed to in the Section 4 meeting held earlier this week.

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Permission was granted to the Mogalakwena Concerned and Affected Citizens (MCAC), South African Civic Organisation (Sanco) and Mokopane Task Team (MTT) for a peaceful march on Thursday and Friday from 11:00 until 15:00.

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The police have reportedly threatened to use force and blocked the road. A few minutes later they used rubbed bullets and tear gas to disperse the crowd.

This is a developing story.

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Source: Capricorn Review