The violence perpetrated by the irate residence is spiraling out of control, The furious mob are defying the laws of the land.

However, “ major Roads were barricaded with stones and burning tyres. The protest is allegedly about dissatisfaction with service delivery. Public order policing members and local officers are on the scene. A local chain store was also looted during the protest action. The situation is still tense and role players are currently interacting with the residents.

“The Randfontein Station Commander‚ Brigadier Manamela will be facilitating an official meeting between the disgruntled residents and the local council later today‚” police spokesoersoin Captain Appel Ernst said.

She added that at 2pm the angry residents set alight a pay point at the municipal building.

Live coverage suggests the area is still tense and the members are monitoring the situation.