[WATCH] Disteneng land invaders evicted

POLOKWANE – The Polokwane Municipality is currently on site to remove the people who have been living in Disteneng illegally.

According to the municipality, the residents were given the notice to vacate on 17 July 2017, however, on Wednesday 19 July 2017, residents took to the street in protest and blocked Nelson Mandela Drive between Vermikuliet and Legae La Batho robot.

Read more: Muni gives Disteneng land invaders more time to relocate

A statement released by the Municipality says the area site is earmarked for integrated human settlements where low,medium and high income housing ,social housing and businesses will be constructed by the appointed service provider.

Read more: Disteneng is being monitored, says Muni

Motorists in the area are advised to avoid the area between Nelson Mandela Drive between Vermikuliet and Legae La Batho robot. Traffic officials are on the scene. Use the alternative Dendron road.

Some of the residents who have been affected shared their stories with Review. Read more in this week’s edition of Review Weekend

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Riana Joubert
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