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Yeshiel Panchia
1 minute read
25 Apr 2017
11:37 am

LISTEN: Lenasia protester says Lenasia land grabs are devaluing properties

Yeshiel Panchia

Tensions have reached a high in Lenasia with police attempting to defuse a heated situation, where residents of Lenasia are protesting against land grabs occurring behind their properties.

Police deploy stun grenades against residents of Lenasia extension 2 during a community protest against perceived land grabs in the area in Lenasia, Johannesburg. 25 April 2017. Photo by Yeshiel Panchia

Police have deployed stun grenades against residents of Lenasia Extension 2 during a community protest against perceived land grabs in the area. Residents have spoken out about the land grabs, saying they are upset that the value of their properties are decreasing.

Listen to a resident express her thoughts below:

 

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