Public Works MEC calls for calm in Casteel

MEC for Public Works, Roads and Transport, Mandla Ndlovu has called for calm following a protest in Casteel where an Emergency Services vehicle was set alight this morning.

MEC Mandla Ndlovu said while it is acknowledged that the issue of roads has been raised, the department is currently addressing the concerns raised by the affected communities.
READ | WATCH: Emergency Services vehicle set alight at protest

“Lawlessness is condemned in its entirety as avenues of protest are available to every citizen. The closing of roads, burning of government property and the disruption of the right and duties of citizens cannot be allowed. We call on our law enforcement agencies to do everything in their powers to arrest the situation and act swiftly in the apprehending the perpetrators of this criminality,” urged Ndlovu.


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