Sipho Mabena
Premium Journalist
2 minute read
7 Nov 2019
6:37 am

DA MP arrested in ugly Soweto house ownership spat

Sipho Mabena

On Tuesday, Tsepo Mhlongo arrived with his men and they started demolishing the house while the occupants were inside with their belongings.

DA MP Tsepo Mhlongo, left, and shadow MEC of Home Affairs, Haniff Hoosen, 4 July 2018.

Member of parliament Tsepo Mhlongo is embroiled in a nasty house ownership dispute in Soweto, with occupants of the property claiming the politician has forged a title deed which he was using to hound them out of the house. Democratic Alliance MP Mhlongo allegedly arrived at the house in Orlando East on Tuesday and ordered people accompanying him to break it down for renovations because he had obtained an eviction order against those occupying the house. Sphesihle Duma, one of the occupants, said the property belonged to his late great-grandmother and had been transferred to his grandmother, Elizabeth Duma. He...