The Alexandra street patrollers have taken swift action by apprehending two men who were reportedly selling space cookies to primary school children.
Pupils from Emfundisweni were taken to the hospital quickly after eating these cookies, which were being sold for R1.00 apiece on Wednesday, prompting the arrests.
Parents and the community at large have expressed shock and concern over the incident.
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JUST IN: Alexandra street patrollers have arrested two men for allegedly selling space cookies to primary school children. On Wednesday, a group of pupils from Emfundisweni were rushed to hospital after eating the cookies sold at R1.00 each. @ScrollaAfrica
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The ingredients and potential adverse health effects of these cookies are still being examined.
It is a serious crime to peddle these products to the young and defenseless because they endanger their health and undermine public confidence and security.