Disteneng is being monitored, says Muni

Municipal law enforcement and police are monitoring the Disteneng area following ongoing protest action,

POLOKWANE – The municipality says municipal law enforcement officers as well as South African Police Services are on scene in the area following this morning’s protests.

“The municipality and police will continue to monitor the area until normality is restored,” it said in a statement.

The municipality will be evacuating Disteneng illegal land invaders following a court order to vacate municipal land.

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POLOKWANE – Nelson Mandela Drive between Legae La Batho robot & Ext 44 robot has been closed due to a protest.

According to information, Nelson Mandela Drive between Vermikuliet and Legae La Batho robot has been blocked since 02:00 this morning. The residents of Ext 78a (Disteneng) are allegedly protesting against Polokwane Municipality’s intention of demolishing their shacks.

The residents are are blocking the road in protest against Polokwane Municipality’s intention of demolishing their shacks. Photo: Supplied

Public Order Police, municipality security and SAPS members are currently monitoring the situation. Motorists are advised to use the alternative Dendron road says Police Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo.

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