Mayor: makes second brief court appearance

2013-08-02 00:00

UMNGENI Mayor Mbali Myeni made a second brief court appearance yesterday.

Myeni appeared in the Howick Magistrate’s Court after she was nabbed by one of her own traffic

officers for allegedly failing to stop at a roadblock on June 26.

She was accompanied by family members and some councillors who were there to support her.

Magistrate Mmeli Ngwane postponed the case to October 8 for trial.

Myeni was appearing in connection with an incident that occurred on the Tweedie Road in Lions River.

She was charged with unlawfully and wilfully failing to comply with the directions or instructions given by uMngeni traffic officer Khulekani Ngcobo to stop at a roadblock. Myeni was also charged with reckless and negligent driving.

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