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    Durban - The eThekwini Municipality has renewed its call for an end to illegal electrical connections after a 50-year-old man was electrocuted in oThongathi on Tuesday.

    It is alleged that the man died after tramping on illegal connections while in search of plants. According to Prem Balram of Reaction Unit SA, the man slipped on a wooden board and was electrocuted on an uninsulated wire that was illegally connected from a power box cable was traced to an informal settlement in Belverdere.
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    while in search of plants
    Right ... so a both a drug dealer and "izinyoka" then?
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    Quote Originally Posted by NarrowBandFtw View Post
    Right ... so a both a drug dealer and "izinyoka" then?
    You're assuming plants=zol

    Could have been homegrown veggies and the illegal connection might not have been his. We don't know based on the article.
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    It's easy to trace where the wire goes to. Charge them with manslaughter at least.
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