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By Zelda Venter Nov 10, Pretoria - Drugs were commonly used by pimps to recruit new victims of prostitution and retain them in a subjugated state while optimising their exploitation.
Cele warns Cape Town criminals new police officers are coming for them. The mob also looted the house. The second house in Court Street had all its nine bedrooms gutted.
She said she found out that Paul - whom she described as being the nicest tenant she has had - had turned her home into a brothel a month after living with them. ANC's Jacqui Mofokeng dies a day after her daughter's death.
I allowed them to stay because they did not have anywhere else to go and even if they did, they would have carried on with prostitution. AKA breaks his silence on Nelli Tembe's death. The mob, mainly of South Africans, accused the owners of the two properties of running brothels and drug dens.
Neighbours blamed its Nigerian "owner" for causing the chaos after he allegedly chased away squatters when he took control of the property late last year. That's what started the mess. Annemarie van Zilj, 58, of Pretoria West told Sowetan yesterday that although the torching of her house by a mob on Saturday had upset her, she did not feel guilty for allowing her tenant, known as "Paul", to turn her home into a brothel.
There was no drug dealing or prostitution in that house," said a neighbour who wanted to remain anonymous, fearing for her life. Register in.
I was very angry with Paul until I got to sit down with these girls and heard their sad stories. The mob left and burnt another house in Court Street, just a few metres away from Van Zilj's. Her husband then bought a CCTV camera to monitor the house.
Cloud hangs over weatherman Chabata's future after eNCA axing. Next Article. Van Zilj's home was one of two houses that were burnt by a mob of about 50 people at the weekend. A "God-fearing" woman and owner of one of the homes that were set on fire for being a "brothel" in Pretoria, has admitted to housing prostitutes and their pimps because she felt sorry for them.
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She noticed a lot of strange men coming into the house. Paul, a Nigerian national, had been renting Van Zilj's two-bedroomed house since May while she, husband and daughter, 15, stayed in the backyard cottage. Yesterday, the neighbourhood was quiet with random police vehicles patrolling the area.