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Wrypex (Pty) Ltd v Barnes and others

6 December 2010

High Court of the Republic of South Africa, Gauteng Division, Pretoria

Cases Nos 30729/05, 30730/05, 32648/05, 32649/05

Date: 6 December 2010

Judge: Sapire AJ

In this matter, Wrypex (Pty) Ltd (Wrypex) instituted four actions in which it claimed damages in prodigious amounts from four separate individuals. Wrypex alleged that the defendants published defamatory statements about it in their written objections to Wrypex’s proposed township development to organs of state.

The claim was dismissed with costs and Wrypex was ordered to pay the defendants’ costs on an attorney and client basis.

Download the judgment and a separate judgment on the costs.