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Yengeni drunken driving case postponed

The drunken driving case against ANC NEC member Tony Yengeni was postponed to August.

The drunken driving case against ANC NEC member Tony Yengeni was postponed to August. Picture: Taurai Maduna/EWN

CAPE TOWN - The drunken driving case against ANC National Executive Committee member Tony Yengeni was postponed to August.

He appeared briefly in the Cape Town Magistrates Court this morning.

Yengeni who's out on R500 bail was allegedly found drunk behind the wheel of a Maserati in the Cape Town CBD last August.

He appeared to be confident throughout court proceedings which lasted only five minutes.

Yengeni's lawyer Sylvester Vogel requested the court to postpone the matter for two months after the state supplied further particulars relating to the matter.

This will give the defence time to study legal documents.

In 2007, he was arrested for drunk driving in Goodwood, but was found not guilty after it was alleged that blood samples had been tampered with.

The case resumes on 12 August.

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