Police have been deployed to Marlboro north of Johannesburg, to monitor the area, following last week’s violent protests.
Gauteng Human Settlements MEC Lebogang Maile said the City of Johannesburg should be held responsible for the evictions and demolitions in Alexandra townships, north of Johannesburg.
Gauteng MEC for Human Settlement, Lebogang Maile has promised residents affected by the demolition of their homes that they would be assisted. He says the manner in which the operation was conducted is unacceptable.
Residents from informal settlements protesting against the demolition of their homes in Alexandra and Marlboro, north of Johannesburg have threatened to march to the Gautrain Marlboro Station, and prevent the Gautrain from operating.
There’s a heavy police presence in Marlboro near Alexandra north of Johannesburg where angry residents went on rampage and torched several houses.