‘According to the Prevention of Illegal Evictions Act, a court order is not needed for demolition of newly built structures,’ says JMPD officer.
The police reported they were investigating an alleged hit-and-run, while the family believes an accident was the ‘furthest thing’ from the truth behind her murder.
The site has approximately lost 90% of its income due to the Covid-19 closure.
The lettering from gravestones is reportedly being stolen and sold as scrap metal.
Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo spokesperson Jenny Moodley said parks could not be bought because they were designated public open spaces and should be benefited by the whole city.
Police say they did not use minimum force and that no violent incident was reported to the police, further dismissing claims that teargas was fired.

Local News WATCH: Steadville residents angered as sewage floods streets for more than four months

The uThukela District Municipality was informed about the situation, but nothing has been done about it, according to the residents.

Local News Elarduspark mom, five-year-old son recovering after ‘traumatic’ pit bull attack

The woman had a leg fracture and deep dog bite wounds after she and her five-year-old son were attacked by the family’s pit bull.

Local News Benoni sinkhole road repairs to be completed in August

The reconstruction started in January, but came to a halt until Level 3 lockdown was instituted.

Local News Mamelodi clinic ‘refuses’ to treat severely burnt boy due to Covid-19 patients being ‘prioritised’

The 17-year-old boy was allegedly told that he should go back home as the clinic was ‘prioritising Covid-19 patients’.

Local News Chatsworth residents warned as dog theft increases

This comes after a man was seen selling a pup for R100 at a shopping complex in Montford.

Local News Joost van der Westhuizen’s brother shoots church robbers dead in ‘self-defence’

The third robber managed to escape in a getaway car after being shot at.

Local News Moot community concerned over cable theft after thieves strike again

The most popular times for this crime are reported to usually be between 2am and 5am in the morning.

Local News uThukela Municipality workers go on strike due to ‘lack of PPE’

Aside from a lack of PPE, the workers say there is no social distancing in the work vehicles.

Local News Alberton councillors demand immediate action on power outages

The councillors say more focus should be put into upgrading and maintaining Ekurhuleni’s infrastructures.

Local News Construction worker falls from roof, lands head-first on concrete floor

The patient was treated on the scene and later flown to hospital.

Local News Agriculture sector used to govt making ill-considered decisions

Agriculture is already under pressure with markets such as the ostrich industry being closed for almost four months.

Local News Electrocuted man found hanging from 8.5m high structure

The man had sustained intense electrical burns on both his hands that penetrated through the body and lower extremities.

Local News Centurion woman slapped with R18K bill after cat shot

The woman described her cat as her companion who sleeps with her every night.

Local News Poachers destroy macadamia trees in Tongaat, costing farmers millions

Macadamia saplings can take up to 18 months before they are ready to be planted, and a further four to five years before the first crop can be expected.

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