The newly arrested men are 25 and 26 years old. An arrest warrant was pending against the 26-year-old, according to testimonies, it is the person who attacked and assaulted the mobile police officer, who together with her colleague had gone to the area.
The 25-year-old was arrested after testifying that he was one of the people who attacked the police officers, while the search continues to locate other people.
Two others aged 21 and 19 were arrested yesterday in connection for assaulting police officer and detained for 2 days.
The incident occurred on Wednesday afternoon when two police officers — a man and a woman — went to the futsal pitch to check non-compliance with the decree.
There were about 20 people there, some of whom ran off as soon as they saw the police officers.
But about 10 remained and started hurling insults at the police. At one point, and under circumstances which are being investigated, one of the youths allegedly assaulted the woman police officer and then grabbed her mobile phone.
Another five youths then allegedly assaulted both police officers and fled. The two officers were taken to hospital where they were treated and discharged.