Drunk cop was caught fleeing crash site

2015-02-02 21:06
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Johannesburg - The case of a 45-year-old warrant officer who allegedly caused an accident while under the influence of alcohol was postponed in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court, The Hawks said on Monday.

Spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi said the case was postponed until 13 July as the court waited for the blood results of Warrant Officer George Lantu to be released.

The officer was on duty at the time of the accident and using a state vehicle.

He was arrested on Friday after he tried to flee the scene.

"[He] was restrained by traffic officials until his arrest by police," Mulaudzi said.


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