Law enforcement officials amongst these arrested for ‘drunk driving’

hand cuff2 3 - Law enforcement officials amongst these arrested for ‘drunk driving’Two policemen from Gauteng have been arrested for allegedly driving inebriated.

Police spokesperson, Brig Mathapelo Peters on Monday stated a 27-year-old constable was arrested in Sedibeng on Saturday night after he drove carelessly into an accident scene and injured an onlooker.

On Thursday night, a 37-year-old sergeant was additionally arrested in Norwood  after his automobile collided with a metro police automobile.

The 2 officers had been arrested and charged with driving inebriated and reckless and negligent driving.

“Over and above the prison costs, the members can even face inner disciplinary processes,” Peters stated.

She added that other than the 2 policemen, over 740 different suspects had been arrested over the weekend after a number of operations by the police.

They had been arrested for varied crimes starting from driving inebriated, homicide, tried homicide, rape, assault with intent to trigger grievous bodily hurt, possession of unlicensed firearms, intimidation and possession of medication.

282 suspects had been arrested in Ekurhuleni, 215 within the West Rand, 173 in Johannesburg, 100 in Tshwane and 70 in Sedibeng.

The arrested suspects have been charged to court docket and can seem in Justice of the Peace’s court docket throughout Gauteng from Monday.


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