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Update on the Marapong worker and community strike

Francina / Lephalale/15092017

Follow up story on the Exxaro strike Limpopo(Lephalale) Marapong township

Employee arrested
One employee by the name of “Mantsho” has been arrested after he hit a police officer with a car.The police officer is in a bad condition in an undisclosed hospital, “Mantsho” was expected to appear today in the Lephalale magistrate court but did not.He is to appear next week Monday.

Many vehicles burnt during the strike have not been removed in Tshedimošo (Limpopo Lephalale Marapong township)
A white Nissan Sentre collided with a burnt bus at the four way stop by Relebogile and Mosethla streets as you enter Marapong township(Limpopo) Lephalale.
The accident happened around 02h00 Yesterday Wednesday and saw three occupants in the car taken for medical treatment.
Motorists are advised to be cautious especially those who come or visit to the Marapong township at night at night as vehicles that were burnt during the community demand and wage protest on Thursday have not yet been removed.

Nkolane Andries Mochecko/Lephalale/250917

It is the second car this morning, have bumped into a torched bus between Relebogile and Mosetlha street, Lephalale Marapong township, causing real damage the cars and slight injuries to occupants..