Pick n Pay denies sharing storage facility with mortuary

Management states the storage facility mentioned is not used by Pick n Pay at all, but by a nearby service station which is situated next to the building.

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JOHANNESBURG - Pick n Pay has denied reports that one of its stores in Rayton, Pretoria East has a food storage facility in the same building that houses a mortuary.

In a short statement to answer questions from Eyewitness News, the retailer says the story published in the _Sowetan _on Monday morning is incorrect.

Management further states that the storage facility mentioned in the article is not used by Pick n Pay at all, but by a nearby service station which is situated next to the building.

Officials say the Pick n Pay store is 400 metres away from this facility.

They also added that the law firm quoted in the newspaper article, Rochelle Pheiffer attorneys, was not speaking for Pick n Pay but on behalf of the building's landlord.

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