Durban - Acting Mayor of Durban Fawzia Peer attended the African Forum on Urban Safety meeting at the Durban's ICC in good health on Friday.
She had been chairing the AFUS meeting on Thursday when she felt ill and was rushed to City Hospital in Durban.
Allegations were made that she was poisoned after drinking water from a bottle at the meeting.
Acting Head of Communications Unit, Mandla Nsele said the municipality would like to refute allegations that Peer has been poisoned.
"At this stage we can confirm that Peer complained about the taste of the water she had consumed. For precautionary measures she went to the doctor for a check-up. The water she consumed has been sent to the laboratory for testing.We will await for the results from the laboratory as well as her doctor’s findings before making any conclusion on the matter,"Nsele said.