Twenty-seven people were arrested for public violence and malicious damage to property after an illegal march in Stellenbosch on Monday.
About 60 protesters marched from the Stellenbosch Magistrate’s Court in Mark Street to Plein Street after community leaders appeared in court.
“According to reports, the protesters threw garbage in front of a municipal building,” police spokesperson Noloyiso Rwexana said.
“Action was taken to disperse the crowd. Protesters damaged windows of the shops in the shopping centres in the area.”
The Stellenbosch Municipality conde