The Democratic Alliance premier candidate has created a bonfire using hundreds of disgruntled community members' e-toll statements. The party claims to have received hundreds of bills from residents who could simply not afford to pay.
Solly Msimanga, DA Gauteng premier candidate, has set hundreds of e-toll statements ablaze outside of Sanral's office today.
The Democratic Alliance claims that numerous people had sent them their bills out of sheer desperation and frustration, unable to pay the amounts.
Briefly.co.za reported earlier that Sanral had announced that they would be suspending the pursuit of outstanding fees.
This move will extend as far back as 2015, according to Eyewitness News, and no new summonses will be pushed through to retrieve funds from defaulters.
However, the opposition party says that this is simply not enough as the entity could at any moment change their minds.
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Instead, the Democratic Alliance wants the system entirely abolished, allowing Gauteng motorists and commuters to be free of the e-toll burden they had never wanted in the first place.
The party says that it has received hundreds of e-toll statements from overburdened residents who can't afford to pay their bills.
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