Motorist held for driving at 200km/h

2012-01-02 08:00
Johannesburg - A man was arrested for clocking 200km/h on a 120 speeding zone on the N4 Bakwena Platinum Highway outside Brits in the North West Province on New Year's Day.

According to the provincial public safety department, the 22-year-old was driving a BMW 330i with Gauteng registration plates.

"The suspect said to be a student at a tertiary institution was driving from Sun City to Laudium with his girl-friend and another couple at the time of the alleged offence," said spokesperson Lesiba Moses Kgwele.

"He was locked up at the Brits Police Station and is expected to appear in the Brits Magistrates court on Tuesday to answer to charges of speeding."

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