CRADOCK – A case of Public Violence is being investigated by Cradock SAPS after an incident on Wednesday evening, 28 October 2020 at about 18:00 where disgruntled residents from Lingelihle and Michausdal locality in Cradock barricaded the N10, Port Elizabeth, Cradock road and the R61 Cradock, Tarkastad road with stones and burning tyres.
It is alleged the dissatisfaction arose from poor service delivery.
Trucks were thrown with stones and two trucks and a bakkie were set alight. The total damage reported is estimated at about R1 300 000.00.
Road users are urged to make use of the Graaff-Reinet route, since the current situation is still tense. Routes are being monitored by the SAPS.