Police clamp down on drunk drivers, arrest 26 motorists, NW

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Police clamp down on drunk drivers, arrest 26 motorists, NW. Photo: SAPS
Police clamp down on drunk drivers, arrest 26 motorists, NW. Photo: SAPS

Police in the Province have intensified their efforts of making sure that all those motorists who indulge themselves in alcohol and get behind the wheel are brought to book. During the operations that were conducted between Friday, 22 February until Sunday, 24 February 2019 within the three Policing Clusters, namely; Klerksdorp, Brits and Zeerust, 26 suspects were apprehended for driving under the influence of liquor.

This is an indication to all those who are still intending to enter into this unbearable road behaviour that the law is going to catch up with them. As part of the operations, 52 traffic related fines were issued to motorists. Suspects are expected to appear at various courts in the Province.

To ensure that the liquor act is also enforced, 111 summons were issued to traders for non-compliance of which 44 are for dealing in liquor without licence.

49 suspects were also arrested for drinking in public.

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