Low-cost houses invaded

2010-05-05 10:47

Angry Lamontville residents have invaded 20 low-cost houses in Kwa-Zulu Natal.

Lieutenant Colonel Vincent Mdunge said: “The people decided to

forcefully occupy the residences last night.”

They were still inside the houses on Wednesday and police were

monitoring them.

He said police and the “invaders” were negotiating but the people

had refused to leave the houses by 10am on Wednesday.

“At the moment no arrests have been made. If negotiations fail we

will have no choice but to apply forced removal,” Mdunge said.


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