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162 drunk drivers cuffed in Jo’burg

The JMPD says 162 drunk drivers have been arrested at nine roadblocks in the area.

The JMPD says 162 drunk drivers were arrested at nine roadblocks spread throughout the area ahead of the Easter holiday. Picture: Sapa

JOHANNESBURG - The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) on Friday said 162 drunk drivers were arrested at nine roadblocks spread throughout the metropolitan ahead of the long weekend.

JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said the accused would be spending Easter weekend in jail and are due to appear in court next week.

He warned there would be zero tolerance for offenders of road rules.

"Alcohol enforcement will be done at road blocks and drunken drivers and speedsters will be arrested on the spot."

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