AT LEAST 10 shacks in the Qunu informal settlement in Chatty were demolished yesterday, allegedly by police who told the 600 families who invaded the land in May they would be back today to demolish the rest.
The residents want the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality to relocate them to serviced land while they wait for RDP houses to be built.
However, the city obtained a court order to evict the residents in November. The municipality wants to build 1 050 houses on the land.
At about 7am yesterday, the angry residents burnt tyres and protested against being evicted.
This was after the 10 shacks had been demolished, allegedly by the Bethelsdorp police.
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