South Africa: Six Arrested in Gauteng for Clocking Speeds Over 141km/H

24 September 2018

Six motorists have been arrested in the Boksburg and Germiston areas for clocking speeds upwards of 141km/h over the long weekend.

In the early hours of Sunday on the N3, Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department officers caught a 31-year-old man driving at a speed of 182km/h, spokesperson Kobeli Mokheseng said.

Thereafter, they caught another man, 27, driving at 172km/h.

Mokheseng said the two claimed that they were rushing home.

On Monday morning, another man who was driving a VW polo was arrested after he was caught driving 161km/h, Mokheseng said.

"The other three speedsters were stopped driving between 141km/h and 156km/h," he added.

Mokheseng said the six speedsters were detained at Boksburg and Germiston police stations and are expected to appear in the Germiston and Boksburg Magistrate's Court soon.

Source: <b>News24</b>

See What Everyone is Watching

More From: News24Wire

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 600 reports a day from more than 150 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.