Lawyer caught doing 201km/h in Pretoria

2012-04-06 15:34
Johannesburg - A lawyer was arrested for speeding on the Mabopane freeway, north of Pretoria, on Friday, Gauteng traffic police said.

The 29-year-old was on his way to church when he was caught driving 201km/h in a 120km/h zone, spokesperson Busaphi Nxumalo said.

"He had no valid reason at all, just that he was late for a church service."

The lawyer was taken to the Akasia police station but was later released on free bail.

He will appear in the Pretoria North Magistrate's Court on Tuesday on charges of reckless and or negligent driving and an alternative charge of exceeding the speed limit.

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