On Tuesday, 15 August, several illegal structures put up on the invaded land at Gabon informal settlement were demolished by the metro police. The operation commenced around 4am and finished around 11am.
The unoccupied illegal structures along Mocke Street were removed without any serious incidents. Gabon residents pelted the EMPD trucks which were transporting materials from the demolished structures. No arrests or reports of injuries were received.
The EMPD will closely monitor the area to ensure that no illegal invasion and illegal structures take place.