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President Matamela Ramaphosa has continued to condemn unrests and scene of violent and criminal acts currently taking place in the place.
The protest which initially started as a “#FreeJacobZuma” has been hijacked by opportunistic scenes.
President Ramaphosa condemned these acts during a nation address on Covid-19 update late Sunday night.
He said that these acts should not be in anyway tolerated and the law must prevail. He added damaging of any property should be regarded as economic sabotage.
“Key infrastructure like national roads have been affected, slowing down the transportation of goods and services that keep our economy running.”
“Property has been destroyed. Cars have been stoned. People have been intimidated and threatened, and some have even been hurt.”
“These acts are endangering lives and damaging our efforts to rebuild the economy,”
“Those found guilty of breaking the lockdown regulations will receive the stipulated penalty. This will be done without fear or favour.”
The President further called on people to refrain from attempts to create confusion by sharing false images and videos, often from events that took place many years ago.