Pit Toilet Case Appeal - Judge Slams South African Education Dept

Supreme Court of Appeal judge Mahomed Navsa has said that the Limpopo education department "has not exactly covered itself in glory with respect to children under its care," adding that the death of Michael Komape, who died after he fell into a school pit toilet in 2014, was "not just another accident". Judge Navsa's comments come as Michael Komape's parents appeal a 2017 decision by Judge Gerrit Muller of the Limpopo High Court to dismiss their claim for damages which totalled U.S.$193,000.

From right, James, Rosina and Lucas Komape in court for the hearing.

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