Some residents of Limpopo Polokwane are demanding answers from the municipality of Polokwane after the graves of their loved ones were destroyed during the beautification and leveling of the municipality.
Locals say the tomb’s ornaments and other ornaments such as flowerpots, lawns and stepping stones were destroyed in the silicon cemetery.
The local government of Polokwane said that it had issued a notice on the leveling of the tombs as early as November last year. Thomas Risenga and Alet Pieterse, some of the grieving residents, expressed their grief over the destruction of the last sanctuary for loved ones.
“The city authorities have removed the scenery from my wife’s grave. My heart is in pain right now. We took plus or minus R15 000 to create this landscape,” says Thomas Risenga.
“I buried my husband here. He died of COVID-19 and we didn’t have a chance to say goodbye because we were on lockdown 5. I came and planted the flowers and even got permission from the municipality, but we didn’t get a notice,” says Alet Pieterse.
Families Want Municipality’s Answer After Love’s Tomb Is Destroyed – SABC News
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