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Seven men busted for drunken driving in Butterworth over the weekend

Jul 3, 2017
Seven men busted for drunken driving in Butterworth over the weekend

Mnquma Traffic Officers and Butterworth police, in a joint operation, over the weekend arrested seven suspects - all men, for drunken driving.

"The suspects were arrested along Kentani road, Butterworth in the early hours of Sunday," described police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha.

"They were from tarvens mostly from Zitulele Industrial Area, Butterworth.

"Each suspect was detained for four hours before being granted bail of R 2000."

Captain Manatha said that the suspects will either appear before the Butterworth Magistrate's Court soon on charges of drunken driving or pay admission of guilt.