Brackenfell High School: Stun grenades fly and PAC protesters flee

Brackenfell High School: Stun grenades fly and PAC protesters flee

- Police officers outside Brackenfell High School have made use of stun grenades to chase Pan Africanist Congress protestors away

- According to reports, the protestors were headed for the school when the cops set the grenades off in an attempt to ward them off

- Meanwhile, South Africans have expressed concern over the learners who are meant to be writing their matric exams

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The Brackenfell High School drama is continuing and in the latest developments, PAC (Pan Africanist Congress) followers - who had also taken to protest about the school's alleged racist matric ball - found themselves surrounded by chaos after cops used stun grenades to chase them away.

According to reports, the PAC protestors had been headed toward the school when they were approached by stun grenade-wielding police officers who did not hold back in using the ammunition to keep the protestors at bay.

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In a clip that has been shared online, the protesters can be seen walking between cops holding up protesting placards. After seemingly refusing to leave, cops set off the stun grenades, which resulted in protestors screaming and running.

Meanwhile, taking to the comment post of the clip that was shared on IOL, South Africans lamented over the fact that matriculants were writing their exams amidst all the unrest. Read a few of their comments below.

Taryn Du Preez said:

"And in the meantime a group of 17-year-olds are trying to pass matric after the hardest year we've ever had..."

Sue Mallon said:

"To have that little concern for the future generations who are trying to write exams? Pitiful, pitiful!"

Tracy Penny said:

"For a change they are doing their job properly."
Brackenfell School: cops throw stun grenades at PAC protestors

Chaos ensues after cops use stun grenades to disperse PAC protestors. Source: Getty Images
Source: Getty Images

In other Briefly.co.za Brackenfell High School news, Ivan Simmers, a Brackenfell High School father, has opened up in a well-known news publication about his life after he made the decision to share the Brackenfell matric ball invitation on his personal Facebook account.

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The Facebook post resulted in nationwide unrest and saw the EFF and angry parents go head-to-head outside of the school, which subsequently resulted in the matric exams of the students being interrupted.

Simmers however explains that those unfortunate events are not the only things that have come as a result of his decision to out the alleged racism - he has now also being forced to fear for his life, having been sent death threats and stalked by certain angry parents, News24 reports.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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