• Short Summary

    In South Africa the police have recently authorised the destruction of a large quantity of alcohol, mainly beer, which had been confiscated from shebeens in the troubled township of Soweto, near Johannesburg.

  • Description

    In South Africa the police have recently authorised the destruction of a large quantity of alcohol, mainly beer, which had been confiscated from shebeens in the troubled township of Soweto, near Johannesburg.

    SYNOPSIS: Small neighbourhood drinking spots, Shebeen, are an established feature of black townships in South Africa. But according to the police it is illegal to sell alcohol without a permit. So when the authorities move in the beer is confiscated and after a time destroyed. Soweto police Chief Jan Visser explains.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAA8O4WU0P8RTG7H9J5VTBWEPG2
    Media URN:
    VLVAA8O4WU0P8RTG7H9J5VTBWEPG2
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1978
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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