uMngeni Municipality could be forced to pay out millions of rands for pothole-related damage.
The Witness has learned that two claims — one for R3,5 million and another for R190 000 — have been lodged against the municipality. Both cases are being defended in court.
uMngeni is one of three respondents in the multi-million rand accident claim made by a motorcyclist. The others are the Mpofana Municipality and the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Transport.