Families wants City of Joburg to stop stealing their loved ones’ graves


At least five families have complained to the City of Johannesburg after they discovered people had been buried on top of their loved ones’ graves without their consent at the Klipspruit cemetery in Soweto. This as other families have alleged that the city has been exhuming bodies from the cemetery without a court order. According to Nicole Myburgh, spokesperson for Community Accountability Gateway, the Kliprivier Cemetery is closed because it’s too full. It is  only for open for the reopening of graves. “We have a new cemetery called Olifantsfontein Cemetery,” she says. ALSO READ: Joburg cemeteries and crematoria implement new…

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