Komape Family Awarded U.S.$69,629 in Pit Toliet Death Case

The family of five-year-old Michael Komape - who drowned after falling into a pit toilet at Mahlodumela Primary School in Seshego, Limpopo in 2014 - has been awarded over R1 million in damages for emotional shock. In 2018, the Limpopo High Court in Polokwane dismissed claims by the family who sought damages from the government for the grief caused by his death.

From right, James, Rosina and Lucas Komape in court (file photo).

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