Power Restored after 7 Days

Power Restored after 7 Days

By : Admin


Residents of Raslouw Manor, a security complex in Raslouw took to the streets on Thursday morning blocking Ruimte and Philirene roads.

Ward Councillor Kingsley Wakelin told the the DA that she is going to lead a protest with Raslouw Manor residents from 5:30am on Thursday. An ultimatum was given to restore power by 7am that morning.

A resident told Laudium Today that on Monday they were told that there was two medium voltage cable faults and that power would be restored by latest Tuesday afternoon. "Tuesday came, nothing. Wednesday morning they said, by today. And nothing. The only time they listened to us is when we went to the streets to protest!"

Another resident told Laudium Today that daily they heard, 'it will be repaired tomorrow.'

According to Councillor Wakelin, power was restored shortly after the protest on Thursday.


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