A City of Cape Town law enforcement
officer is facing disciplinary and criminal charges after being arrested for
reckless and negligent driving. The officer one of five motorists arrested for
this offence during an operation focusing on Illegal Street racing on
Wednesday 2nd March 2016. he and three others were arrested along Koeberg Road in Milnerton and
one other was collared in Blue Downs. Officers also issued 78 fines for various
other offences. Mayoral Committee Member Safety
and Security JP Smith explained.
“It was very
important that law enforcement officers set a good example and I think the officials
within the Ghost Squad were quit disappointed to have to arrest one of their
“But it’s important
that were are consistent and that everybody’s equal before the law”.
He concluded and said…“And that all of our staff and City employees whether they are politicians
of officials, all uphold the law. And this official will now be faced by
criminal, as well as disciplinary consequences”.
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