Protest action blocks roads in Roodepoort CBD

Protest action - picture for illustrative purposes. Image: Twitter

Delays are expected as roads are being blocked with rocks and burning tyres.

Roodepoort is currently experiencing major disruptions, amid intense protest action in the CBD.

Metro police chief David Tembe confirmed the protest action, emphasising that delays and diversions can be expected especially on Randfontein Road.

https://twitter.com/AsktheChiefJMPD/status/1174921694701477888

JMPD officers are on the scene.

It is not yet clear why protest action is taking place in the area.

Updates to follow as more information is made available.

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