Head of community safety arrested for drunken driving

drunk-drivingMpumalanga’s head of community safety appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of drunk driving and impersonating a police officer, Gauteng police said.

Thulani Sibuyi was granted R1000 bail after appearing in court, said Lt-Col Katlego Mogale.

“He allegedly crashed into another vehicle, and when the police came he allegedly put on his siren and told them he was a police officer, said Mogale.

Democratic Alliance spokesman Anthony Benadie has called on Mpumalanga MEC Vusi Shongwe to act against Sibuyi.

“As the head of the provincial task team implemented to fight drunk driving in the province, the DA believes Sibuyi must lead by example,” said Benadie.

The Mpumalanga department of community safety could not be reached for comment on Monday. – Sapa