The South African Minister of the Police has pledged to meet with local communities following xenophobic violence in the country.
Bheki Cele hopes to find a solution to the acts of vandalism by the end of the week.
“They must verify a deployment, especially against looters, the destruction of property and any form of criminal engagement.
They must verify a deployment, especially against looters.
“We will work as law enforcement agencies to prevent anything else from happening before Sunday and we will work hard and hopefully we can find a final solution,” said Bheki Cele, Minister of Police.
The violence and looting that started Sunday led to the death of three people in a fire in a building in downtown Johannesburg, before spreading to the neighbourhoods and then to Pretoria.
The demonstrations killed five while the police announced the arrest of 70 people.