Cop held for alleged drunken driving
Johannesburg - A policeman was arrested for alleged drinking and driving after an accident in Butterworth in which a teenager was killed, Eastern Cape police said on Saturday.
Captain Jackson Manatha said a sedan with six occupants collided head-on with a bakkie driven by the police constable.
A 16-year-old girl in the sedan died at the scene.
The other five passengers from the sedan were taken to hospital with serious injuries. Two occupants in the constable's bakkie were not hurt in the accident.
The constable was arrested for drunk driving. A case of culpable homicide has been opened.