AN uncle said he had been living in the shack for almost four years with the girls after their mum died and they can’t force him out of the shack.
But the girls, aged 18 and 19, say their uncle has no authority over them. Now the single room shack with the two side-by-side beds has been broken down.
Richard Ngubane (36) from Wattville, Benoni, Ekurhuleni said he asked the community to help.
Residents then chased away the teenagers and demolished the shack.
Richard claimed for nearly a year his nieces have been giving him a hard time.
“They wear miniskirts and stand by the side of the street looking for men.
“They tell me to go out even if I want to rest on my bed. It can happen at any time, day or night. The girls bring different men to the house.”
Richard said he would sometimes find used condoms under his bed and when he asked them about it, they would swear at him instead. The two teenagers, Phumelele Mhlongo and Palesa Mareka, said their uncle must get a life. “The mkhukhu belonged to our mum,” said Phumelele.
“It has nothing to do with him whether we sleep with different men or not. We can use our bodies any way we want without being questioned by him.”
Community member Sipho Mhlongo (56) said: “We demolished the shack because we didn’t like what was happening in the neighbourhood.”