Swift action by police officers in Himeville has led to the arrest of a 27 year old suspect for threatening and inciting attacks on shop owners in Underberg.
It is alleged that on 6 September 2019, more than 20 persons, operating businesses in Underberg, reported to police that there was a post on Facebook inciting the Underberg community to attack their businesses in the area. The post mentioned the names of the businesses that should be attacked.
A case of intimidation and incitement to commit public violence was opened at the Himeville police station for investigation. Police immediately commenced with their investigation which led to the arrest of the suspect at his place of work at a farm in Underberg.
He was taken to the Himeville police station for detention. His electronic devices were seized for further investigation. He will appear in the Underberg Magistrates Court soon.
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