Urban poor group in Payatas to set up barricade vs possible demolition
MEMBERS of Samahan ng mga Magpaplastik sa Waterhole living in 5,016 sq.m private lot in Payatas will set upl barricade as early as 8 am today against possible demolition of homes.
A certain Mark Banting of BMI Realty Corporations is the alleged owner of the occupied lot.
Yesterday, November 12, residents fended off the claimant who tried to negotiate with the residents to leave the lot. This morning, the claimant is expected to arrive escorted by the police.
Residents said they will do everything to protect their community and their livelihood, which is recycling of plastic materials collected from the nearby Payatas Dupmsite.
The community is just along Payatas Road, near Dona Nicasia Bridge.