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Vavi appears in court for speeding

Zwelinzima Vavi was arrested near Edenvale by Ekurhuleni Metro Police at around 6am yesterday morning.

Former Cosatu General-Secretary Zwelinzima Vavi. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Unite Against Corruption convenor Zwelinzima Vavi has appeared in the Edenvale Magistrates Court on a charge of speeding.

Vavi was arrested near Edenvale by Ekurhuleni Metro Police at around 6am yesterday morning.

He made a brief appearance in the court where his case was postponed to 4 November.

The worker leader is accused of driving 182 kilometres per hour in a 120 km/h zone.

He was apparently travelling on the R24 freeway when he was stopped by Metro Police.

Vavi has remained tight-lipped about the charges and has not yet indicated if he intends pleading guilty or innocent.

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