Protest over land, housing ongoing in Laingville

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Laingville community members haven’t given abreast of voicing their needs.

On Thursday morning, residents within the St Helena Bay community of Laingville took to the streets to protest over the difficulty of land and housing.

Apparently, this is often not the primary protest on an equivalent issue.

The protesters have planned to dam the most road this point .

A community leader said the residents are angry and are accusing the municipality of lying to them on issues concerning land and housing within the West Coast town.

Last month, a violent protest in Laingville on an equivalent issue led to the death of Leo Williams.

A bullet hit the nine-year-old within the head when he was busy watching TV in his uncle’s house.

He succumbed to his injuries and died within the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital.

However, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) said it’s seriously investigating a case of death as a results of military action

Ipid’s Jennifer Ntlatseng met with Leo’s family last week.

She updated them on the probe and guaranteed relatives that the case was being prioritised.

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