Road rage: Cops still need to finish inquiries

2009-08-20 00:00

THE mayoral bodyguard involved in a “road rage” incident, in which he allegedly pointed a firearm at a motorist’s head and assaulted another with his rifle last week, will not appear in court immediately.

According to SAPS spokesman Senior Superintendent Henry Budhram, he will appear only once police have completed the neccessary inquiries requested by a senior public prosecutor.

Budhram said that when the docket was brought to court on Tuesday, the prosecutor had a number of queries that must be dealt with by the investigating officer before the accused can appear in court.

The suspect was charged by police earlier this week with pointing a firearm and assault, and was released on warning.

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