MAN ARRESTED FOR PUBLIC VIOLENCE
A man in his thirties was arrested on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 after being part of a group of people who had set two trucks alight and throwing stones at motorists on Malibongwe Drive in the Table View precinct.
At 14:30 Table View Police accompanied the Sheriff of the Court who had to mark illegal structures to a farm near Malibongwe Drive where the structures were erected. The community was not happy, but the Sheriff did his work and left with police afterwards.
At 16:00 a complaint was received about people throwing stones at vehicles and two trucks had been set alight, near the farm where Police had accompanied the Sheriff of the Court. Table View Police responded and saw the community throwing stones. When they saw the Police they ran in different directions. One of the suspects jumped into a vehicle and sped off, police managed to apprehend and arrest him.
The man in his thirties was charged with Public Violence and will appear in the Cape Town Magistrates Court on Thursday, 25 April 2019.