Traffic officials petrol-bombed

Middelburg has turned into a warzone with law enforcers receiving death threats.

On Monday, two homes belonging to traffic officials were nearly set alight.

The first incident occurred in Drosdy Street in Nasaret at about 22:00.

According to Middelburg Police spokesperson Sgt Nonhlanhla Mdluli, the complainant was sleeping when he heard a noise outside his home.

He went outside to look around and found a broken bottle with petrol inside it, fortunately, no injuries were sustained, and his property was not damaged.

The second incident happened at about 22:15 in Rondebosch. The complainant was also sleeping when he heard a noise outside.

Upon investigation, he noticed smoke in his kitchen and found a petrol bomb, which had been thrown through his kitchen window.

Tiisetso Malunga

I have been working as a journalist/photographer since 2018 at the Middelburg Observer. Before joining Caxton I was a Journalism Student at the Tshwane University of Technology. I was also a broadcasting intern at the SABC in Pretoria. In my first year as a journalist I was awarded the Upcoming Journalist of the Year at the O H Frewin awards. My motto in life is ‘I am human before anything’ with that being said I am driven by human stories and I am a strong believer in justices and human rights.
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