35 South African artistes arrested for protesting against lockdown

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A group of artists who are calling for lockdown regulations to be eased due to the negative impact on their livelihoods, blocked the road and staged a mini-concert.

DURBAN – Thirty-five people have been arrested in Durban following protests on the N3 near the Pavilion shopping centre.

A group of artists and entertainers blocked the roadway earlier and staged a mini-concert.

They called for lockdown regulations to be eased, saying current restrictions are having a negative impact on their industry.

Durban artists have closed the N3 highway, they demanding that events open #VulaPresident
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eThekwini metro police spokesperson Parboo Sewpersad said, “I can also confirm that six vehicles have been impounded, including two trucks. I can also confirm that the roadway has been opened.”

Source EWN

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