CRSG loses 'Spaghetti' road suit

Spaghetti road in Francistown
Spaghetti road in Francistown

FRANCISTOWN: A Chinese state-owned subsidiary, China Railways Seventh Group Botswana (Pty) Ltd (CRSG), started on a false start after it lost an instance of absolution lawsuit that was instituted by the director of Dry Landers (PTY) LTD.

Dry Landers was sub-contracted by CRSG on July 25, 2015 to carry out various tasks at the Thapama Interchange Junction in Francistown popularly known as the ‘Spaghetti’ road. The Spaghetti cost government close to P1 billion (P979, 995,312.38).

The lawsuit was launched by Gothatamang Reineetse against CRSG, which is wholly-owned by China Railway Group Limited, whose major shareholder is the Chinese state-owned China Railway Engineering Corporation (CREC) for alleged breach of contract.

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