Pay R73,000 borehole bill, Wiese ordered

06 December 2019 - 06:00 By Philani Nombembe
Wiese and his son, Jacob, are directors of the company, which refused to pay up after Promech drilled a borehole on the billionaire’s farm in Somerset West in 2011.
Wiese and his son, Jacob, are directors of the company, which refused to pay up after Promech drilled a borehole on the billionaire’s farm in Somerset West in 2011.
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On top of the billions he lost in the Steinhoff implosion, Christo Wiese faces a bill of R73,000 after being ordered to pay a borehole driller who sued him.

And it was all “much ado about nothing”, says the judgment against the Shoprite chairman’s Lourensford Fruit Company.

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