N3 roadway reopened and 35 arrested following artists protests

This morning, artists blocked the N3 in KwaZulu-Natal protesting for lockdown rules linked to music occasions to be reviewed.

These group of artists desires the restrictions to be eased as a result of the pandemic hit them onerous and has hindered their technique of livelihood.

They complained that the present restrictions are affecting their business negatively.

They nonetheless urged that occasions must be allowed with solely 70% in attendance.

The complaining artists determined to dam the N3 street and staged a mini-concert there.

The police arrived the scene and dispersed the group with with stun grenades and rubber bullets.

Thirty-five folks had been arrested thus far following the protests on the N3 close to the Pavilion procuring centre in Durban.

eThekwini metro police spokesperson Parboo Sewpersad stated, “I may verify that six autos have been impounded, together with two vans.”

“I may verify that the roadway has been opened.”

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