Pirates star Jele arrested for speeding

Orlando Pirates' happy Jele faces charges of reckless driving and is expected to appear in court soon.

Orlando Pirates defender Happy Jele. Picture: @JeleHappy/Twitter

JOHANNESBURG - Orlando Pirates defender Happy Jele has been arrested for speeding on the M1 highway near Sandton on Monday morning.

Jele was caught driving at 223km/h in a 120km/h zone.

He faces charges of reckless driving and is expected to appear in court soon.

The Gauteng Community Safety Department has condemned the soccer star's conduct.