WATCH UPDATE: People invade Rietspruit Farm on the Amersfoort Road

[5 October – 10am]

UPDATE: Situation has become tense after the Chief Whip, Ms Phumzile Mashiane, arrived at the scene.

According to a source, keyplayers in the municipality and GSDM have no knowledge of the land invasion.

Lists have been burned and guns have been drawn.

Police are on scene, they are directing traffic as the N11 Amersfoort Road is congested.

UPDATE #RietspruitFarmLandInvasionSituation has become tense after the Chief Whip, Ms Phumzile Mashiane, arrived at the scene. According to a source, keyplayers in the municipality and GSDM have no knowledge of the land invasion. Lists have been burned and guns have been drawn.Police are on scene, they are directing traffic as the N11 Amersfoort Road is congested.#HighvelderLocals#RietspruitFarmLandInvasion

Posted by Highvelder Newspaper on Friday, 5 October 2018

[5 October – 9am]

UPDATE: After talking to various people at the Rietspruit Farm land invasion, the Highvelder has learnt that a councillor allegedly okayed the marking of stands.

Rietspruit farm is municipal property.

According to the people here, it is a legal allocation of land and not a land invasion.

[5 October – 8am]

Residents of Wesselton are coming in droves, invading Rietspruit Farm on the Amersfoort Road.

Traffic is affected and motorists are urged to be cautious on the N11 Amersfoort Road.

People invade Rietspruit Farm on the Amersfoort RoadResidents of Wesselton are coming in droves, invading Rietspruit Farm on the Amersfoort Road. Traffic is affected and motorists are urged to be cautious on the N11 Amersfoort Road.#HighvelderLocals

Posted by Highvelder Newspaper on Thursday, 4 October 2018

RIETSPRUIT LAND INVASION UPDATE

RIETSPRUIT LAND INVASION UPDATE After talking to various people at the Rietspruit land invasion, the Highvelder has learnt that a councillor allegedly okayed the marking of stands. So according to the people here, it is a legal allocation of land and not a land invasion.#HighvelderLocals#RietspruitLandInvasion

Posted by Highvelder Newspaper on Thursday, 4 October 2018

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Amanda Mthembu
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