Police swoop on man calling for attack on foreigners in Facebook post


Durban – The police have arrested a man for inciting violence against foreigners, urging people to attack them and their businesses.Colonel Thembeka Mbele said several foreigners with businesses in Underberg on Friday reported to police a Facebook post inciting the community to attack them and their businesses. The post listed the businesses that should be attacked.

“Police immediately commenced with their investigation, which led to the arrest of the suspect at his place of work at a farm in Underberg. He was taken to the Himeville police station for detention. His electronic devices were seized for further investigation.”

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