CoJ denies responsibility in Jeppestown, Hillbrow evictions

The City of Joburg denies playing a role in the eviction of residents in Jeppestown and HJillbrow, however, it remains unclear who authorised the forced removals.

702's Xolani Gwala speaks to the CoJ spokesperson, Nthatisi Modingoane, and Propertuity CEO, Jonathan Liebmann, in an attempt to get a factual account of events.

They have to get some sort of City or Sheriff approval to proceed with an eviction so the City are facilitating it on some level

Jonathan Liebmann, Propertuity CEO

Propertuity CEO Jonathan Liebmann on Tuesday said his company had never been involved in the inner city evictions.

  • This article has been updated to indicate that the evictions happened in Jeppestown and Hillbrow and not Maboneng as reported earlier.

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