The City of Cape Town’s traffic officers arrested several suspects over the weekend.

Over the weekend  police arrested suspects for several charges, the charges include driving under the influence of alcohol, reckless and negligent driving and other transgressions.

According to the police, during a vehicle checkpoint on Sunday in Khayelitsha, metro police officers detained 13 drivers, ranging in age from 23 to 45, for driving while intoxicated. Police investigating CCTV footage from the same day discovered a two-vehicle collision on the N1 off-ramp to Plattekloof, police detained one of the drivers in Parow SAPS.

According to the City of cape town,three suspects were detained for drug possession and two crushed Mandrax tablets on Saturday and Strand SAPS took the suspects into custody.  

Overall sixty-two suspects were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, and five suspects were arrested for reckless and negligent driving.

The city will continue working with the law enforcement agencies to ensure crime prevention in the city.


Done by: Esobusi Mkangelwa


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