Mounting concerns as homeless people shelter in Pietermaritzburg substations

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A substation in Pietermaritzburg.
A substation in Pietermaritzburg.

There are mounting concerns about the number of vagrants who sleep inside substations around Pietermaritzburg.

Residents have called Msunduzi to protect its electricity infrastructure after some vagrants were seen burning cardboards and other items to keep warm inside some of the substations.

Ward 27 councillor, Daniel Kemp, said he has also been made aware of the vagrants using substations as shelters.

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