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JMPDNews24 reports that workers at a Johannesburg construction site were arrested after they were found at work despite the national lockdown.  

Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) spokesperson Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar confirmed the arrests of the workers at a construction site in Douglasdale.  They were handed over to the police at the Douglasdale Police Station.  The owner of the construction company was not at the site.  Over last week, more than 17,000 people have been arrested countrywide for various crimes and contravening lockdown regulations.  Of those, 2,005 were released on a warning by the police and ordered to appear in court, 124 were granted police bail and 7,450 fines and 16 court summonses were issued.

  • Read the original of the report in the above regard by Nicole McCain at News24

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