Broken barriers still not fixed

2015-08-12 10:51
Clive Govindsamy is nursing a deep wound after a broken barrier ripped through his leg whilst he was walking in Raisethorpe on Saturday.

Clive Govindsamy is nursing a deep wound after a broken barrier ripped through his leg whilst he was walking in Raisethorpe on Saturday. (Kailene Pillay)

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THE broken barriers in Raisethorpe have not yet been fixed as promised by the municipality last week.

Last week The Witness reported on injuries sustained by Sassa Northdale manager Clive Govindsamy, whose leg was ripped open by a broken barrier.

The metal barriers protrude in the median in the busy area of Raisethorpe.

Madeleine Jackson, from the municipal manager’s office, told The Witness last week that repairs of the barriers would start on Friday, however, upon inspection yesterday, the broken barriers have still not been repaired.

Msunduzi acting spokesperson Nqobile Madonda said work will start “in due course” once all internal procedures are satisfied. “The contractor received the material today and it is anticipated to be within two weeks,” said Madonda

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