CoCT's JP Smith wants harsher punishments for incidents of brazen criminality

In the latest incident, a drunk driver who was pulled over in Blue Downs on Sunday took one last swig of his brandy before Metro police officers apprehended him.

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CAPE TOWN - The City of Cape Town has expressed concern by the brazen criminality some arrestees had shown in recent weeks.

In the latest incident, a drunk driver who was pulled over in Blue Downs on Sunday took one last swig of his brandy before Metro police officers apprehended him.

The 29-year-old suspect was detained at the Mfuleni Police Station.

The city's JP Smith: "We continue to see too many people with a total disregard for the law which jeopardises public safety. Only harsh consequences from the courts will turn this tide."

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