High price of anti-building hijackings cordon for historic hospital

Property developer says he has spent R6m on armed guards and armoured vehicles to block evicted residents from forcing their way back in

21 January 2024 - 00:00

Armoured vehicles and dozens of armed guards have been deployed by a top Johannesburg property developer in a pricey bid to keep hijackers out of the former Marymount maternity hospital on Kensington Ridge...

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