Safely Home Operations Arrest Truck Driver with Twenty Nine Bags of Dagga on Route to Cape Town
Provincial traffic stopped a truck coming from Eastern Cape Province on route to Cape Town, in the early hours of Sunday (17/10/2010). Together with Police the truck was searched and twenty nine (29) bags of dagga with a street value of almost, one million rand (R1 000 000) were found in the truck. Two (2) male suspects, the driver age thirty (30) and co-driver age thirty-two (32) were arrested by Police and taken Dagamaskop Police Station, and will appear in Mossel Bay court Tuesday(19/10/2010) morning.
Twenty-two (22) drunk drivers in Cape Metropolitan area alone were arrested in "safely home" operations over the weekend and in the same operations outside the Cape Metropolitan area across the Western Cape Province another twenty three (23) where arrested. One thousand one hundred and forty-nine (1149) drivers were caught for speeding, and eight hundred and forty-six (846) fines were issued in other operations over the weekend.
Provincial Traffic Law Enforcement officials were deployed across the province to ensure that, motorists who break the law are dealt with. The Chief Director, Kenny Africa wants to ensure motorists who are law abiding road users that whoever puts that at risk will deal with the full force of the law. He says that road safety is everybody's responsibility and that together we can move towards responsible road behaviour.
Note: Please act responsibly so everybody can arrive "Safely Home."