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Another truck stoned and looted on Jakes Gerwel Drive this morning

The R300 and a section of Jakes Gerwel Drive have been closed
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Jakes Gerwel Drive

Yesterday chaos unfolded in the Western Cape when a group of protesters overturned and looted an ice cream truck. Reports are that another truck has been looted in the same area on Jakes Gerwel Drive this morning.

According to Radio 786 stoning has also been reported near the Sweet Home Informal Settlement in Philippi.

This has resulted in road closures on the R300 and a section of Jakes Gerwel Drive.

Yesterday several trucks were attacked, after protesters started pelting the vehicles with stones.

One of the vehicles an ice cream truck lost control and overturned, before the crowd of protesters began looting the truck.

Police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana, said a case of public violence and looting was opened for investigation following incident.

In April a number of trucks were looted in the Western Cape, some which were transporting food parcels to different communities in the province.

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