03 March 2014
This weekend Western Cape MEC of
Transport and Public Works Robin Carlisle joined the City of Cape
Town’s Ghost Squad in a sting operation
targeting drag racing.
During the operation which took
place in Mitchell’s Plain, Athlone and Ottery eight people were arrested for
MEC Carlisle said vehicles need to
be impounded if caught drag racing illegally.
Ministerial Spokesperson Sipheshile
Dube said MEC Carlisle is very pleased that this operation will continue as
drag racing has been a threat to safety for many years now..
Dube added that as a department they
will continue to try and clamp down on this very dangerous practice.
Labels: Eight people arrested in drag racing sting operation