Government land an eyesore around Mountain Rise property

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A Mountain Rise property owner is having an uphill battle to get a government department to maintain properties neighbouring on his land.
A Mountain Rise property owner is having an uphill battle to get a government department to maintain properties neighbouring on his land.

A Mountain Rise property owner is facing an uphill battle in trying to get the Department of Human Settlements and Public Works to maintain neighbouring plots owned by the department.

Mahomed Ganie wants to develop his property on Apollo Road but cannot as a result of the department’s failure to clean the surrounding properties, he said in court papers.

The department’s properties, he said, extends from Royston Road to Dartnell Road and has been used as a thoroughfare and a hiding place for criminals.

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