In yet another protest police arrested seven people on the Helpmekaar Rd, St Chad’s in Ladysmith, who illegally blocked the road on Thursday.

Rocks, tyres and burning trees were used to barricade the road by protestors calling for better service delivery. The Ladysmith police and public safety were at the scene. There was no hesitation on the part of police as they carried out the arrests. The group have been battling poor public service in the area for a long time. Those arrested will appear in the Ladysmith Magistrate’s Court.