The City of Cape Town says it
has submitted more than 100 insurance claims, of which the majority are for
incidents of theft and vandalism at clinics since July last year.
The City of Cape Town’s Health
Directorate has submitted insurance claims valued at more than R750 000 over a
nine-month period for losses incurred as a result of theft and burglary.
The municipality's Siyabulela
Mamkeli says these incidents are crippling health services.
In Khayelitsha, criminals made
off with three computers from the Zakhele Clinic on Monday 2 May 2016. The
following night, thieves stole 50 white plastic chairs from the clinic and
damaged the front door and burglar gate. Other clinics in Khayelitsha have also
been targeted in recent weeks, including two incidents at the Town 2, Nolungile
and Kuyasa clinics.
Labels: CITY OF CT CLINICS HARD-HIT BY CRIMINALS IN THE CITY’S HEALTH SERVICES