President Cyril Ramaphosa has condemned the chaos that is taking place in KwaZuluNatal. He called for calm and urged communities in KZN to desist from undermining the rule of law and inflicting damage on the economy.
The Constitution protects the right to protest, however such rights can not be abused to break the law and threaten livelihoods.
The President upplauded the SAPS for arresting those who were found to be on the wrong side of the law. Below is what was said by the Presidency.