Alleged polluters in KZN fail to comply with court order

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Dead fish as a result of water pollution.
Dead fish as a result of water pollution.

Newcastle-based companies, accused of releasing pollutants into the town’s water system, have apparently failed to comply with a Pietermaritzburg high court order.

This comes after the companies were ordered by the court last Wednesday to create a safe and compliant way for their water to be discharged.

The companies, owned by Faizel Cassim, who was a mayoral candidate for ActionSA, were given a deadline of Friday.

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