Double trouble for two-timing Roadlink boss


Double trouble for two-timing Roadlink boss

Mail & Guardian blogger William Saunderson-Meyer has described SA Roadlink as “just possibly the most despised commercial entity in South Africa”. Since its inception six years ago, its buses have been involved, on average, in two serious road accidents a year. To date, at least 64 passengers have died – 10 in three accidents over the past couple of months – and more than 300 others were injured.

Despite having been threatened with closure by ministers, targeted by the cops and sued for millions, noted Saunderson-Meyer, “it’s the intercity bus company from hell that, regardless, just keeps on trucking”.

One has to hand it to the company’s Joburg-based multi-millionaire-boss Thagraj “Allan” Reddy: he has managed to see off – or simply ignore – threatening ministers, the cops and disgruntled passengers.

 

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Submitted by : Mike Turner of RANDBURG on 2012-08-30 11:15:29
SCUM !

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