Mehlodumela Primary School began asking for new toilets from the Limpopo department of education six years before little Michael Komape fell into a pit latrine and died. This was the evidence presented by advocacy group, Section 27, at the Limpopo High Court today at the ongoing civil lawsuit by the Komape family after Michael drowned in faeces in a pit toilet in 2014.
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Little Michael Komape loved books, he spent most of his time reading. He was a good listener, did not like to fight and was very neat. This is how Michael’s older sister, Lydia Komape, described her younger brother at the Limpopo High Court in Polokwane this afternoon. The eldest daughter of the seven Komape siblings was twenty three when Michael died. She told the court that Michael was the baby of the family and they were very close.
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