UPDATES: Court thwarts Mr Arniston's grubby little land grab

It’s a rare privilege to report on a case where the good guys win. So here it is. Robert Haarburger – known as “Mr Arniston” by the residents of that sleepy fishing village – got his grubby hands, by rather dubious means, on some valuable municipal land, but it wasn't meant to be.

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Submitted by : Pete Swanepoel of MONTCLAIR on 2010-05-31 13:48:14
Submitted by : Jacky Lloyd of Cape Town on 2010-05-30 20:51:38
I'd like to see the names of the 'certain muncipal officials' in print too. They are ultimately more guilty than Haarburger because they control the access to corruption. There is a very large two level incomplete building on the said site. Arniston was named for the Arniston wreck. Perhaps we call it Haarberger after the 'Haarberger Wreck'. Jacky
Submitted by : Alan Egner of Gaborone on 2010-05-28 10:26:50
How odd that the courts have denied him the opportunity to appeal.


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