100 In Violent Land Clashes
3 September 2021
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By A Correspondent- Over 100 people have been arrested for engaging in violent clashes over land.

The violent clashes involved two groups in Harare’s Whitecliff.

Trouble started when the instigating group went around attempting to evict people from their houses, claiming ownership of the land.

However, NewsDay established that the land belongs to property developer, Eddies Pfugari Properties, which the residents illegally occupied 10 years ago.

It also emerged that the company had obtained a High Court order to evict the invaders. Eddies Pfugari Properties said they were not involved in yesterday scuffle as it was negotiating with government to settle the issue amicably.

One of the residents who refused to be named told NewsDay that the chaos was caused by one Shepherd Mushati who was illegally selling stands on land belonging to Eddies Pfugari Properties