Over 125 drunk drivers arrested in Joburg over the weekend

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A total of 125 motorists were arrested in Johannesburg on suspicion of drunk driving over the weekend, metro police said.

Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said: “Blood samples were drawn from each individual driver by a nursing sister and will be sent to the government laboratories for analysis.”

According to Minnaar, the drunk drivers were placed in police cells at different police stations and before being granted bail of R1,000 to R1,500.

The suspects would appear in various courts this week when the cases would be postponed until the blood test results were available.


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