Health MEC staff member arrested for drunk driving in state car

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Health MEC staff member arrested for drunk driving in state car.
Health MEC staff member arrested for drunk driving in state car.

A core staff member of Eastern Cape health MEC Sindiswa Gomba’s team has been arrested for drunken driving, contravening the regulations of the Disaster Management Act, driving an unauthorised state vehicle and attempted bribery.

This while the transportation of alcohol under alert level 3 is prohibited under the lockdown regulations in the country.

The official is said to have taken the department’s car without authorisation, and was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol.

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