Another delay in Yengeni's drunken driving case

2015-06-30 11:47
(Jenna Etheridge, News24)

(Jenna Etheridge, News24)

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Cape Town - The drunken driving case against ANC NEC member Tony Yengeni hit yet another delay in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

It emerged that plea agreement negotiations had yet to be finalised because a representative at the director of public of prosecutions’ office had been on leave.

“We need to finalise this matter. It is very long outstanding,” said Magistrate Nasha Banwari in a stern voice.

Her postponement to August 21 would mark two years since Yengeni was arrested in Green Point, after officials allegedly noticed that he did not appear to have proper control of his Maserati.

He allegedly had a blood-alcohol level of 0.25%, five times the legal limit of 0.05%.

Yengeni, who is out on R500 bail, has maintained a relaxed expression throughout his court appearances.

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