Vandals rip out stadium toilet pipes

Jan Smuts Athletics Stadium experienced yet another bout of vandalism last Saturday.

DESTROYED: The Jan Smut athletics stadium has experienced recuring bouts of vandalism over the past two years, with the latest incident happening last week Saturday. Toilet cisterns were ripped from the wallsand taps, a geyser, as well as copper cables and electrical pipes were also stolen. Picture:SIBONGILE NGALWA

Over the last three years, the stadium has been broken into several times and had its property broken, stolen or damaged.

In the latest incident, which happened in the changing rooms, toilet cisterns were ripped off the walls, and the geyser and piping stolen.

Electrical wiring around the premises has been stripped off on many occasions, leaving many parts of the stadium in the dark.

Last year the stadium faced being disqualified from hosting a Premier Soccer League match due to its appalling condition.

The Dispatch team visited the stadium, where workers showed us the damage that had been done to the premises over the years.

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