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Kagiso residents block roads as police act swiftly to calm protest over zama zamas


Since Friday, Gauteng police have arrested 130 suspected illegal miners around West Village in Krugersdorp in an operation launched to find suspects who gang-raped eight women during a music video shoot at a disused mine dump. 

Brig Brenda Muridili, Gauteng police spokesperson, said they have led multiple operations in efforts to clamp down on zama zamas and disrupt their operations.

“The team has arrested 30 undocumented persons bringing the total number to over 130 suspects that have been arrested since the province’s high level operations started on Friday, July 29.


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Source: TimesLIVE