Durban - The MEC for KZN's Department of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) has condemned the burning of department offices in Mayville early on Thursday morning.
KZN Cogta spokesperson, Lennox Mabaso said the offices, which are situated near Cato Crest were attacked for a second time this week however was unfortunately burnt to the ground in the second fire.
"The offices were previously petrol bombed on Tuesday allegedly by protesters. This was during a protest where vehicles travelling on the Jan Smuts Highway and Vusi Mzimele (Bellair) Road intersection were attacked by land invader who threw stones and passing vehicles and blocked roads," said Mabaso.
He said Thursday's fire was suspected to be related to a public protest by informal settlement dwellers and land invaders due to governments crack down on lawlessness.
KZN MEC for Cogta Nomusa Dube-Ncube strongly condemned the fire.