Harare council launch Murambatsvina -11 houses destroyed

Harare council launch Murambatsvina -11 houses destroyed
Published: 14 July 2015 (1304 Views)
Harare City Council on Monday demolished 11 houses built on undesignated land in Glen Norah as it moves to restore sanity in the city.

Herald reports that council workers, who were protected by municipal police, destroyed 11 houses belonging to a bogus housing cooperative which were at various stages of construction along Kunzekweguta Road and at Makonye in Glen Norah.

The city's principal communications officer Mr Michael Chideme yesterday confirmed that Harare was carrying a citywide blitz on illegal activities urging residents not to buy land without consulting the city.

"We are going ahead with the removal of illegal structures in Harare. We urge residents not to participate in illegal housing schemes because they will be the biggest losers in the end.

"We also urge anyone who has bought land illegally to report to the police for them to recover their money. We are geared for an orderly and well planned city which resonates with our vision for a world class city in 2025," he said.



- Herald

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