Protests over tar roads in Tshitale

Jan 18th, 2017 Masabata Mkwananzi 932 Views

A 16-year-old boy was arrested in Tshitale town, outside of Vuwani, after two schools were torched in the area, Limpopo police said on Tuesday.

Police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said the 16-year-old boy was arrested on Monday, in connection with the Vari Primary School incident.

Vari Primary School was set alight on Sunday and Denga Secondary School was set alight on Monday night.

The construction of the road started between 2015 and 2016 and a small portion of the road was completed, the community says they want that whole area tarred.

The recent protests in Tshitale are not linked to those that happened in Vuwani, Tshitale is protesting for a tar raod.