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Tshwane Metro Police warns of delays due to a march


05 October 2020

Staff Reporter/PretoriaLIVE

PRETORIA – The Tshwane Metro Police Department (TMPD) has warned motorists of possible delays and interruptions in the Pretoria CBD today as the Truckers Association of South Africa leads a march in the city center.

“Take note that there will be a march on Monday 05 October 2020 by Truckers Association of South Africa. The purpose of the march is that: The truck industry is dominated by only four truck companies,” said TMPD spokesperson, Senior Superintendent Isaac Mahamba.

He said the protesters are scheduled to gather from 9am at the old Putco depot, opposite Marabastad and they will move to the department of transport.

From the old Putco depot, they will join Struben Street and proceed straight until they reach department.

“The following intersections will be affected: Cowie Street, Kgosi Mampuru Street, and Sophie De Bryn Street,” said Mahamba.

“Tshwane Metro Police officers will be deployed to monitor the March and all affected street. Motorists are advised to avoid the affected streets and use alternative routes such as: WF Nkomo Street, Pretorius Street, Francis Baard Street, Nana Sita Street and
Visagie Street.”

The Tshwane Metro Police Department said the marching group is expected to disperse from the transport department at 12:30.