Wolwerivier gets its first taste of violence

Wolwerivier residents protest on Friday evening, 18 September. Photo by Daneel Knoetze.

An eighteen-year-old schoolboy, who says he was beaten up by police, does not want his name mentioned in a newspaper. Nor does he want to report the two police officers who he says pushed him to the ground, kicked him, slapped him with open hands and pepper sprayed him in his face.