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Land grab at Howick

05 January 2016


Illegal structures are being built on the R103 near the Mandela Capture Site outside Howick. (Ian Carbutt, The Witness)

Illegal structures are being built on the R103 near the Mandela Capture Site outside Howick. (Ian Carbutt, The Witness)

By Kailene Pillay

Pietermaritzburg – A possible land invasion has taken place just outside Howick where a large group of people occupied vacant land on the R103 and demarcated it for illegal houses on the weekend.

It is believed the people who have already started erecting structures on the land were promised low-cost houses (RDP) some years ago. Now the uMngeni municipality is seeking legal advice regarding the illegal land invasion.

Read the full article from news24.

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