It comes after the Western Cape Excessive Court docket this month ordered that the parastatal pay the safety guards.
Firms Sechaba Safety Companies, Chuma Safety Companies, and Supreme Safety Companies, represented by Mark Hess Attorneys, turned to the courtroom for a second time this month, claiming that they had been safeguarding trains and commuters with out cost for 3 months.
Chuma Safety Companies chief government Sithethi Ngcwangu mentioned that they had hoped Prasa would pay the monies by yesterday.
“When the courtroom order was handed down we had some form of aid and thought Prasa would pay. We’ve got been struggling to make ends meet. They’ve till (at the moment) to pay or we will connect their movable property and take away the identical if vital,” mentioned Ngcwangu.
Punitive prices had been additionally granted in favour of the three corporations.
Vusa-Isizwe Safety, represented by Advocate Adam Brink, was granted depart to intervene within the matter, and was granted the identical aid as the opposite candidates, barring the punitive value order.
Decide Thandazwa Ndita additionally ordered Prasa to present the courtroom causes for its non-compliance with the courtroom order issued by Decide President John Hlophe on November 19 final 12 months.
Decide Hlophe had ordered the parastatal to, inside 30 days, present the courtroom with an “sufficient contingency security plan”, authorised by the Railway Security Regulator, for the safety of commuters, staff and Prasa property.
Prasa should additionally report back to the courtroom on March 27 on their compliance with the order.
Prasa spokesperson Nana Zenani mentioned she would reply to requests for remark.