Khutsong tense

An unruly gang of youths barricaded roads, looted spaza shops and stoned motorists and police in Khutsong yesterday, reported SABC radio news.

An unruly gang of youths barricaded roads, looted spaza shops and stoned motorists and police in Khutsong yesterday, reported SABC radio news.

The situation had been tense since Friday, when residents resolved to intensify a defiance campaign against the incorporation of their municipality into North West.

The Merafong Demarcation Forum, under whose auspices the campaign was being conducted, had distanced itself from the youths' actions. - Sapa

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