Six top offenders nabbed by DCSSL

Following the undertaking by the Mpumalanga Department of Community Safety, Security and Liaison last week Friday to track down top 15 offenders, six of the culprits have already been arrested since Saturday.

The first offender, Norman Mamba was arrested on Saturday in Matsulu. Mamba had 11 warrants of arrest totalling R23 500. He appeared in the Komatipoort Magistrate’s Court on Monday to answer for two of the 11 warrants of arrest.

He was given a six months sentence with an option of R3000 fine suspended for five years. He was remanded in custody so that he can appear in various courts including Tonga for seven outstanding warrants of arrest.

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He is scheduled to make other appearance in Low’s Creek and Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court respectively for similar offences.

In another matter, Delani Jabu Nkosi appeared in the Carolina Magistrate’s Court for failure to respond to eight warrants of arrest totalling R19 700 and he was able to pay R14 000. Nkosi will appear again in court on November 17 for the outstanding warrants of arrest.

Meanwhile, Mxolisi Ngcobela who has eight warrants of arrest was brought to account by appearing in the Standerton Magistrate’s Court. He has outstanding warrants of arrest amounting to R8400 which he paid yesterday.

In another development, Sharon Beeget appeared in the Lydenburg Magistrate’s Court for five warrants of arrest totalling to R4000 which she also paid.

Vusi Mdluli appeared in Witbank Magistrate’s Court yesterday with five warrants of arrest totalling to R6000 which he paid.

Timothy Manzini was caught yesterday with nine warrants of arrest and he appeared in Komatioort Magistrate Court where he was remanded in custody. He appeared in court yesterday.

ALSO: Motorists warned to settle outstanding traffic summonses or face arrest

Reacting to the latest arrests, Transport Regulation General Manager in the department, Sibandiso Nkuna is pleading with motorists and vehicle owners not to wait for traffic fines to be converted into warrants of arrest but to rather resolve summonses while there’s time.

“It is not the intention of the department to bring misery to people with these arrests. All we want to do is to encourage motorists and vehicle owners to come foward and pay the outstanding traffic fines. We also believe that this will have on government to get motorists to obey the rules,” says Nkuna.

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