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Motorists slapped with fines worth nearly R49 000 in Jeffreys Bay

Nov 15, 2018
Motorists slapped with fines worth nearly R49 000 in Jeffreys Bay

A multidisciplinary approached operation conducted on Wednesday yielded positive results when 47 motorists were fined for traffic offences ranging from driving a motor vehicle without licence to driving unroadworthy vehicles.

"The fines totalled nearly R49 000 in Jeffreys Bay," described police spokesperson, Sergeant Majola Nkohli.

"Forty-seven motorists received fines for contravening various traffic offences totalling R48 850. Five foreign nationals were arrested for contavening Immigration laws.

"Six people were arrested on warrants of arrest issued for failing to appear in court for their respective suspected criminal offences. Over hundred motor vehicles were searched during a four-hour operation."

Acting SAPS Cluster Commander in Humansdorp, Colonel Simon Swarts, commended various government departments.

"This success is attributed to teamwork, and dedication displayed by officials during the operation. We are indeed striving towards a safer festive season," he added.

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