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28 Suspects arrested for drunken driving over the weekend

POTCHEFSTROOM As part of stamping authority of the state and enforcement of the Road Traffic Act to decrease the number of road fatalities caused by drivers who have no regard for the law, police in the Province have arrested 28 suspects for driving while under the influence of alcohol over the weekend.

The arrests emanate from intensive crime prevention operations that started on Friday, 14 until Sunday, 16 June 2019 at various parts of the province. In addition to the number of arrests made, 44 motorists were fined for Road Traffic offences such as driving without drivers licence, driving of unroadworthy vehicles and overloading. The suspects are expected to appear at various courts tomorrow, Tuesday, 18 June 2019.

Source: South African Police Service