Chabane truck driver charged with culpable homicide

2015-03-15 09:47
Mnr. Collins Chabane, minister in die presidensie, (links) en mnr. Andile Lungisa, voorsitter van die Nasionale Jeugontwikkelingsagentskap (Nyda), gister op die bekendstelling van die Nyda se jeug-konsepverslag. Foto: Lisa Hnatowicz

Mnr. Collins Chabane, minister in die presidensie, (links) en mnr. Andile Lungisa, voorsitter van die Nasionale Jeugontwikkelingsagentskap (Nyda), gister op die bekendstelling van die Nyda se jeug-konsepverslag. Foto: Lisa Hnatowicz

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Johannesburg - A case of culpable homicide was opened against the truck driver involved in the crash which killed Minister of Public Service and Administration Collins Chabane, his driver and a bodyguard, Limpopo police said on Sunday.

"We opened a case of culpable homicide that will be investigated," said Colonel Ronel Otto.

"He was not arrested. We will investigate and take the dockets to court when it's finalised for a decision."

The truck driver was not injured in the accident.

"[The accident] took place at round about 01:00 between Polokwane and Mokopane, about 30km away from Polokwane," said Otto.

"According to preliminary information the truck was making a u-turn on the highway, when the vehicle carrying the minister crashed into it."

- Family, friends and Colleagues of Collins Chabane are invited to share their memories and tributes, and to light a candle for him, on his profile at Remembered.co.za.

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