N West cop bust for drunken driving

2011-12-17 22:18

Johannesburg - A North West policeman has been arrested for drunken driving after he knocked over a pedestrian, provincial police said on Saturday.

Police spokesperson Lesiba Moses Kgwele said that the policeman was off-duty when he drove into a 35-year-old man while travelling in Mahikeng.

The pedestrian was later admitted to Victoria Private Hospital with serious injuries.

In a separate incident, in the early hours of Saturday morning, a man, aged 30, was also arrested for drunken driving after his vehicle collided with a truck near Lotlamoreng Dam.

The arrested driver and his two passengers sustained minor injuries.

The two men arrested are expected to appear in the Mmabatho Magistrate's Court shortly.

  • John - 2011-12-18 07:45

    If the dockets not lost....

  • Itumeleng - 2011-12-25 18:59

    the public will follow up the proceedings, somebody needs to go to jail for his actions

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