Seven more people have been arrested for public violence in Mahikeng‚ bringing the total to 16. Violent service delivery protests erupted on Wednesday in the provincial capital of North West as residents also called for premier Supra Mahumapelo to resign. The police said in a statement the seven suspects were arrested in Danville and Lomanyaneng and were between 22 and 60 years old. They will appear in the Mmabatho Magistrate’s Court on Friday. The first group of nine was arrested on Wednesday and appeared in court on Thursday. "They were all released on warning and will appear before the court again on May 29 2018‚" the South African Police Service (SAPS) said. The police said they would remain deployed to ensure service delivery‚ including the cleaning of major roads‚ continued. "Due to the protest and barricading of major roads‚ Onkgopotse Tiro Comprehensive School learners had to stay without eating the whole day as the truck that was carrying their meals was delayed‚ until it w...

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