Life Esidimeni deaths were caused by former health officials negligence, court rules

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The high court in Pretoria found that some of the Life Esidimeni deaths were negligently caused by former Gauteng health MEC Qedani Mahlangu and former mental health director Dr Makgabo Manamela. 

Judge Mmonoa Teffo, who headed the inquest, handed down judgment on Wednesday afternoon.

The inquest was investigating who was responsible for the deaths of 144 patients in 2015 and 2016. 
10 Jul 12PM English South Africa News · Daily News

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