D-day for poo protesters

2015-08-19 05:20
The human waste which was dumped at Cape Town Airport. (File, GoTravel)

The human waste which was dumped at Cape Town Airport. (File, GoTravel)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Cape Town - The sentencing of nine men found guilty of contravening the Civil Aviation Act after dumping faeces at Cape Town International Airport is expected to be handed down at the Bellville Magistrate's Court on Wednesday. 

The group were found guilty in February. 

The men, including Ses'khona People's Rights Movement leaders Andile Lili and Loyiso Nkohla, dumped faeces at the entrance of the airport on June 25, 2013 and were allegedly involved in doing the same on the steps of the Western Cape legislature, in protest against portable flush toilets that the city was providing in informal settlements.

They were cleared of charges of contravening Cape Town's environmental health by-laws and the National Environment Management Act in December last year.

Read more on:    andile lili  |  cape town  |  crime  |  protests

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.