JHB Metro police demolish illegal shacks in Midrand

The city says the shacks have been illegally erected in a certain area in Kaalfontein.

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JOHANNESBURG - Johannesburg Metro Police are demolishing shacks in Midrand, Johannesburg.

The city says the shacks have been illegally erected in a certain area in Kaalfontein.

Metro police say they will remain in the area to ensure the evictions are carried out peacefully.

Metro police spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said, "In terms of the regulations, a shack cannot be erected anywhere where there is no arrangement or prior arrangement with the city for establishment or the building of the shack."