South Africa: Waste company faces R10m fine

source: News24
2009-11-29 21:13

Johannesburg – A medical waste company which was found to be illegally dumping highly infectious raw waste is being investigated for corruption and fraud, the environmental affairs department said on Sunday.

“One aspect of the investigation focused on the burying and dumping of truckloads of medical waste in and around Welkom in the Free State,” said departmental spokesperson Albi Modise.

“However, this investigation, with the support of the SA [Police Service], also includes allegations of corruption and fraud.”

The company, which boasts multimillion-rand contract with more than 150 hospitals and [continue reading]

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