Outrage as Pietermaritzburg residents left in the dark over alleged non-payment of bills

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Pietermaritzburg City Hall.
Pietermaritzburg City Hall.

The Msunduzi Association of Residents, Ratepayers, and Civics (MARRC) wants to rope in Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane to probe the ongoing billing issues in Msunduzi.

MARRC chairperson Anthony Waldhausen revealed on Sunday that the organisation was on a drive to put together affidavits from residents to submit to the public protector.

The revelation comes as scores of residents were left in the dark over the weekend due to load shedding and electrical faults. Others were however left with no power for the whole weekend after they were disconnected on Friday for arrears on their municipal accounts.

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