NOTES: Property giveaway

NOTES: Property giveaway

So I get a call, end of last year, from a lawyer with good news. The property agent has secured a buyer for my flat at a giveaway price – R25k. I accept, sign and wait for my boodle. Lawyer calls me a few minutes ago saying the buyer is pulling out of the deal. He just went to the flat to check out what’s what and he almost gets murdered by the occupiers. Says his life is worth more. Occupiers have hijacked the entire building, not just my flat. Two years ago they threatened to kill me when I tried to collect rent. Told me never to return. I didn’t.

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Submitted by : Anthony Krijger of Westville on 2011-03-28 14:59:57
And we are pompously reminded by the government that the job of the police is to "protect". Clearly here they are protecting thugs and deviants, not Mr Brink or his property. I'd like like to ask the ANC government whether they actually care that people like Mr Brink are more likely to have a good job and pay taxes and VAT than the people who stole his apartment and trashed it. Perhaps Mr Brink should try and write off the R46,000 he paid for the flat against his taxes as he is unable to take possession of his property as the state's police will neither protect him nor his property, nor will the state uphold his property rights.

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It's Mr. Nose's bet that the ANC government would not provide any answers.


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