Cops Come Down Hard on Drunk Drivers With Over 250 Arrests of Wanted Suspects

Cops Come Down Hard on Drunk Drivers With Over 250 Arrests of Wanted Suspects

  • Police officers have come down hard on drunk drivers and wanted suspects in the Okae Molao operation
  • Officers arrested over 250 wanted suspects and checked for stolen vehicles in a large roadblock set up in Pretoria
  • A large number of suspects were arrested in the Sunnyside area; the neighbourhood is known for its busy nightlife

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Pretoria - Police have arrested 250 people on various charges, many of them relating to drunk driving as they clamp down on dangerous driving.

A large roadblock had been set up in Pretoria and Gauteng police commissioner Elias Mawela was personally in charge of operations.

Police, Pretoria, Arrests, Okae Molao operation
Police officers checked for stolen vehicles and carried out breathalyser tests on drivers. Photo credit: @GP_CommSafety, @SAPoliceService
Source: Twitter

The Okae Molao operation has been hailed as a huge success with wanted criminals arrested.

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A large number of those taken into custody were arrested in Sunnyside. The area is known as an entertainment hot spot.

Police officers inspected cars, checking for any stolen vehicles and carried out breathalyzer tests on motorists.

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Heading online, @crimeairnetwork shared the shocking footage. According to their reports, the incident happened near Johannesburg CBD.

A VW Polo collides with another vehicle at an intersection before skidding and turning over. The other motorist involved in the accident drives off while the passengers of the VW Polo are bombarded by a crowd of people.

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Haibo: Video of reckless man destroying street lamp, SA wants justice

A video of a local man doing some pretty reckless stunting has social media users in a frenzy. It seems the thrill-seeker had climbed up a nearby street pole and quickly caught the attention of surprised onlookers.

Heading online, Twitter user @danielmarven shared the insane footage.

"Lawlessness, day light izinyoka damaging infrastructure," he captioned the post.

In the video, the man can be seen rocking back and forth, clinging for dear life on the top of the street pole. Shocked onlookers cannot help but laugh.

Local social media users, however, did not find the video as funny. Many people really wanted the reckless man to be charged for his actions.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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