JOHANNESBURG - Residents of the Lawley station casual settlement have needed to battle with severe wrongdoings nearby as their neighborhood police headquarters has been without power for right around three years.
Local area individuals let Eyewitness News know that they trusted that a link robbery occurrence in 2019 prompted the blackout.
In any case, police have not affirmed this and have been inaccessible for input.
The stroll into the Lawley Community Service Station is terrifying, with definitely no light from the door.
Inside the structure, some cops have accumulated around a light to do their administrative work while others are in the room nearby remaining almost a candle.
Local area pioneer William Rampheri said that when this station was opened occupants were confident that they'd have the option to lay their criminal protests here however all things considered, they are dismissed regardless of how genuine the wrongdoing on account of an absence of assets.
"You might have an issue in the night when you go to the police headquarters they will just they have no beds, and you should observe your direction to the Lenasia Police Station for help," Rampheri said.
Occupant Sfiso Memela was taken shots at a neighborhood bar last month and needed to hang tight for help from officials at the Lenasia Police Station multiple kilometers away.
He kicked the bucket on the scene.
Rampheri said that this was the thing to take care of here in Lawley.
"Regardless of whether you go there they will not help you. It's better for us to go to Lenasia where we realize we will find support. The police here confront us directly that we can not find support, and we ought to go to Lenasia," Rampheri said.
Observer News contacted the SAPS for input however without much of any result.
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