Ingonyama Trust | Residents 'vindicated' by court ruling

They took on the powerful Ingonyama Trust and won. Now, residents from rural Jozini in KwaZulu-Natal’s far north say they feel vindicated. A ruling by the Pietermaritzburg High Court declared the trust acted unlawfully and in violation of the Constitution, by concluding residential leases with people who are, in fact, the true owners of the land in terms of Zulu customary law. Now, Ingonyama Trust has to pay back the money it took. eNCA’s Siphamandla Goge reports. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - They took on the powerful Ingonyama Trust and won.

Residents from rural Jozini in KwaZulu-Natal’s far north say they feel vindicated.

READ: Court orders Ingonyama Trust to refund land owners

A ruling by the High Court in Pietermaritzburg declared the trust acted unlawfully and in violation of the Constitution, by concluding residential leases with people who are, in fact, the true owners of the land in terms of Zulu customary law.

Now, Ingonyama Trust has to pay back the money it took.

eNCA has tried since the ruling to get a comment from Ingonyama Trust but to no avail.

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