Durban - The city has confirmed that they have sent a bottle of water, thought to be laced with paraffin, for testing.
It is alleged that acting mayor, Fawzia Peer, was rushed to hospital after drinking from the water bottle.
In a statement released on Thursday, eThekwini Municipality's acting head of communications, Mandla Nsele, confirmed that they have sent the bottle to a 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," he said.
Nsele confirmed that Peer had been taken for a check up. Nsele refuted claims that Peer had been poisoned.