City health alerted to suspected poisoning incident in Wetton

Police are investigating after six people, alleged to have been poisoned after ingesting an unknown substance, collapsed in Wetton on Monday. According to witnesses, the six appeared to have convulsions before they collapsed near Canal Road. Now the South African Police Service is looking into the matter to establish the circumstances that led to this incident and once formal notification has been received as to the cause, the City’s Environmental Health Department will conduct further investigations.
We are now joined by Mayco member for community services as well as health, Zahid Badroodien