Cape Town - Transport Minister Dipuo Peters and Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu were to visit the scene of evictions at Lwandle near Strand in the Western Cape on Tuesday.
“The ministers have expressed concern over the humanitarian situation caused by the evictions,” transport department spokesman Tiyani Ponto-Rikhotso said in a statement.
“They 1/8ministers 3/8 will this afternoon meet with the leadership of the community to find solutions to the current challenges.”
The eviction of shack dwellers began on Monday and continued into Tuesday.
The SA National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral), the owner of the land, was granted an eviction order by the Western Cape High Court earlier this year.