Lenasia protests

 
 
 
  • Protests broke out in Lenasia, Johannesburg, after police demolished 37 homes. (Yusuf Omar, Twitter)
  • It is reported 113 homes were set to be demolished. (Ejaz Khan, Twitter)
  • According to eNCA, police say fraudsters sold several plots in the area, and issued buyers with fraudulent deeds of sale. (Ejaz Khan, Twitter)
  • Bricks were hurled and tyres burned as residents protested the demolition. (Shamik Nanoo, Twitter)
  • (Shamik Nanoo, Twitter)
  • (Yusuf Omar, Twitter)
  • (Yusuf Omar, Twitter)
  • (LiĆ©zel Els, Twitter)
  • (Yusuf Omar, Twitter)
  • eNCA reported police confirmed the demolition of all 113 houses would continue on Friday. (Yusuf Omar, Twitter)
  • Four bulldozers arrive on Nirvana Drive in Lenasia escorted by police, ready to bulldoze the illegally sold homes. (Yusuf Omar, Twitter)
  • Protesters hurled rocks at the Tactical Response Unit which was called in to remove the violent protesters. (Yusuf Omar, Twitter)
  • Police and bulldozers worm their way through the neighbourhood. (Yusuf Omar, Twitter)
  • (Yusuf Omar, Twitter)
  • (Yusuf Omar, Twitter)
  • Bulldozers continue the demolition. (Yusuf Omar, Twitter)