City offers R5 000 reward for tip offs on housing project attacks

The City Mayoral Committee Member for Human Settlements, counselor Malusi Booi, unveiled a new City six-point plan to help protect City housing projects from incidents of extortion, criminality, violence, unlawful occupation or forceful community disruption. 

He added that projects amounting to approximately R1 billion are currently at risk. 

 This after the City housing projects have increasingly come under attack from criminals, extortionists and even members of the community. A total of R2,8 billion has been allocated for human settlements over three years and the City will continue to do all in its power to safeguard the projects and protect our rightful beneficiaries. 

The City has urged the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to “help stop this phenomenon”. 

The City’s has implemented steps to assist combat such behavior.

Anonymous tip-offs are welcomed.

 There is a Reward of R5,000 leading to arrests.

Done by: Sibulele Stuurman


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