The citizens of Vuwani should exercise their right to protest in a responsible manner and refrain from acts of violence‚ acting national police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane said on Wednesday. Two people were killed in Vuwani on Tuesday night when the vehicle they were travelling in burst into flames after hitting a concrete pipe that had been placed as a barricade on one of the roads. A third person who was in the car is in a serious condition in hospital. Six other cars were also damaged. Children did not attend school for the second day since the shutdown by protesters. "Whilst all South Africans have the constitutional right to protest‚ as the South African Police Service [SAPS] we reiterate our condemnation of any form of violence and intimidation during protests‚" Phahlane said. He said police management had deployed more officers to contain the situation and prevent the loss of life. "We call upon the communities in and around Vuwani to work together with members of the Sout...

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