One of many horses was slaughtered with a panga, and dozens extra have been launched from the secure in a protest allegedly fueled by grievances regarding the Unemployment Insurance coverage Fund (UIF) funds and inside employment disputes.
A bunch of ex-employees who have been fired in latest weeks for stabbing a horse in latest weeks allegedly stormed the premises with rage.
The group of ex-employees have been seen as a recognized risk to the corporate and a court docket interdict was gotten towards the group.
The group have been nonetheless residing in an off-the-cuff settlement on the Phumelela racing grounds regardless of been ex-staffs.
In response to police Service spokesperson, Colonel Priscilla Naidoo one animal had been killed with a panga, whereas others have been reported injured.
She stated the racecourse was in chaos and backup needed to be requested.
“No arrests have been made in the meanwhile. The racecourse has opened case of malicious injury to property and the Public Order Police Service (POPS) is on scene attempting to comprise the scenario.”
“There have been 28 horses launched. Most have been recovered.”
“One horse was killed, and others have been injured,” Naidoo revealed.
That is occurring at Fairview Race Course in Nelson Mandela Bay. The protest is allegedly as a result of non UIF funds. They’ve killed quite a few horses with pangas. pic.twitter.com/hSMeDNffXd
— Renaldo “Ngamla” Gouws 🇿🇦 (@RenaldoGouws) September 17, 2020