12 PEOPLE ARRESTED IN RAIDS ON HIJACKED JOBURG BUILDINGS

12 PEOPLE ARRESTED IN RAIDS ON HIJACKED JOBURG BUILDINGS

JOHANNESBURG – Twelve people have been arrested during raids on hijacked buildings in the Johannesburg CBD.

Three properties were targeted during Thursday night’s crime prevention operation.

The city says that its conducted an audit of at least 500 bad buildings in the CBD, of which 134 have been hijacked.

Twenty-four belong to the city and will be used to create affordable housing.

The city’s Lucky Sindane says that those arrested are undocumented immigrants.

“They’re kept at Johannesburg Central Police Station where Home Affairs will process them to ascertain if they’re in the country legally or illegally.”

Koketšo Motau / EWN

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