Name of SA celeb bust for alleged drunk driving released by police

By Nombulelo Manyana
09 May 2017

"Police noticed a Jaguar driving suspiciously and decided to approach the driver at the next stop."

Former Generations actor Thato Molamu is the celebrity who was arrested for drunk driving in the early hours of Friday morning. Thato, who played Nicholas on Generations, appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday, after Tshwane police allegedly caught him driving under the influence of alcohol. The East Coast Radio host (32) was driving in his Jaguar at the corner of Nelson Mandela and Rissik Street in Sunnyside. "Police noticed a Jaguar driving suspiciously and decided to approach the driver at the next stop," police spokesperson Captain Daniel Mavimbela told TshisaLIVE.

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"They found him to be under the influence of alcohol and took him to Sunnyside police station for further investigation. He was detained and, once he had sobered up, was released on R1 000 bail," he said.

The case was postponed until 29 June.

Sources: News24 Wire, TshisaLIVE

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