WATCH | SABC crew attacked, robbed of equipment in Schweizer-Reneke

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- news24.com | 2 months ago

An SABC news crew covering protests over the closing of the Mamusa municipality in the North West province were assaulted and robbed of equipment in Schweizer-Reneke on Monday.

 According to the national broadcaster, the crew was approached by a group who accused them of being "biased" in their reporting.  SABC reporter Zebilon Maine reportedly said: "A group of people came into [the] guesthouse where we were working at and they started to cause a fracas.

"A cameraman was reportedly physically assaulted, while others were verbally abused.

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