Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa confirmed the suspension of two traffic officers who were seen in a video assisting an illegal car spinning frenzy along the N2 near Grabouw.
The traffic officers were suspended with immediate effect on Monday.
The two officers that were involved in this incident were suspended with immediate effect. They were relieved of the duties and requested to vacate the premises of the employer.— Kenny Africa, Western Cape Traffic Chief
They were further instructed to refrain from contacting any staff members or potential witnesses in allegations of misconduct against them.— Kenny Africa, Western Cape Traffic Chief
Africa says the two will appear in a disciplinary hearing in two weeks.
He says charges have been laid against drivers of those vehicles for reckless and negligent driving as well as damaging the public road.
This incident is seen in a very serious light by the department, says Africa.
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