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Tony Cox donates guitar to blind busker

2013-07-09 12:33
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Cape Town - Since video footage of blind busker Lunga Goodman Nono being manhandled by police started circulating on the internet on Monday, South Africans have voiced outcry at the unnecessary brutality of police who also broke Lunga's guitar.

Rolling Stone SA called for donations for a new guitar from their readers, and Zimbabwean born musician Tony Cox has heard the plea.

Lunga Goodman Nono
(Photo: Claudia Dijkkamp, News24)

Rolling Stone SA tweeted the following after they posted their plea for donations:

On Monday, shocked shoppers looked on as Nono was forcefully removed from Cape Town's St George's Mall after he apparently played over his allotted time and refused to stop. The busker is facing a R1 500 fine, but the conduct of the police officers involved will be investigated.

Watch video footage of Lunga being manhandled by police here:

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