De Lille's husband has stroke, gets arrested

2012-11-05 08:42
Patricia de Lille (File, Sapa)

Patricia de Lille (File, Sapa)

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Cape Town - The husband of Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille was arrested for reckless and negligent driving on Friday but apparently had suffered a stroke while driving in Pinelands.

De Lille said her husband had been arrested but that officials called an ambulance when they saw that Edwin De Lille was disorientated and confused, reported the Weekend Argus.

“The officers who arrested him said my husband did not know where he was. I took him to our house doctor who in turn managed to stabilise my husband’s blood pressure,” said De Lille.

It was his second stroke in three weeks, she said.

He was receiving medical attention.

De Lille rushed back to Cape Town after attending a meeting in Stellenbosch after learning of the incident.  

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