Electricity cut off to police stations

2012-03-22 11:37
Polokwane - Two police stations in Limpopo are in the dark after their electricity was cut off due to non-payment of services.

Makhado police station and the Supply Chain Services in Polokwane have been without power for days, the Times reported.

The department of public works has been blamed for failing to pay the electricity bill.

The Limpopo police headquarters may be next to face a power cut.

Officers at the Makhado police station were reportedly using use gas lamps.

The problem appeared to be an administrative issue between police management and the public works department.

Officials said they were working on resolving the matter.
 
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