‘Den of iniquity’ stirs public’s anger

2017-02-09 06:01
The abandoned building in front of a taxi rank on Ireland Street in Verulam that drugs users and prostitutes have taken over.  Photo: andile sithole

The abandoned building in front of a taxi rank on Ireland Street in Verulam that drugs users and prostitutes have taken over. Photo: andile sithole

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THE mushrooming of brothels in town is caused by the high number of abandoned buildings in Verulam.

Last week Verulam SAPS arrested 16 suspects who were found in the building. All were found in possession of drugs, and others were found in possession of weapons.

Last month the Weekly published an article about the abandoned building in Wick Street that was occupied by drug addicts and prostitutes. Shortly thereafter that the building owner sealed it up.

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