The City of Cape Town
traffic Services have arrested 54 suspects over the past weekend for various
Ten people have been
arrested during an illegal street drag racing events around Cape Town.
During the operation
one of those arrested was a Metro Police officer.
Member for Safety and Security said it is really disappointing to discover that
one of their own was involved in this type of activity.
Smith added that 10
motorists for reckless and negligent driving this past weekend after they were
caught participating in illegal street races.
He emphasised that during
an operation held in the Athlone/Ottery areas, officers arrested six suspects
for reckless and negligent driving, six more for drunk driving and one for
producing a false driving licence. Officers also issued 62 fines for various
“In another incident,
a motorist became aggressive when officers suspended his Ferrari for not having
a front number plate. He even took photos of the officers and threatened to
upload these on Facebook. The arrogance of the motorist clearly displays a lack
of respect for the law” Smith said.
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