Tourist driving Ferrari hits 206km/h

2013-10-09 10:23

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Durban - A 45-year-old tourist from the United Kingdom was stopped in his hasty tracks in Ballito on Tuesday when he was allegedly caught speeding at 206km/h in a Ferrari.

Mark John Thomason appeared in the Umhlali Periodical Magistrate’s Court on the North Coast on Tuesday.

According to police spokesperson Thulani Zwane, Thomason was travelling on the N2 southbound when he was flagged down.

Zwane said the suspect was then taken to Umhlali police station where he was charged, before he was taken to court.

Last year, President Jacob Zuma's nephew Khulubuse Zuma paid an admission of guilt fine of R3 000 after he was caught speeding at R181km/h, also in Ballito.

He was driving a silver convertible Maserati when he was trapped by Ballito traffic police on 9 January 2012.

Zuma was arrested by Road Traffic Inspectorate officials and taken to Umhlali police station. He appeared in Umhlali Magistrate’s Court the following day.

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