Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa gives CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies a report back on the outcome of the disciplinary process against officers who held up traffic to allow drivers to perform wheel spins and "doughnuts" outside the Peregrine Farmstall in November last year.
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The two traffic officers who were seen in a video assisting an illegal car spinning frenzy along the N2 near Grabouw. They had been suspended last year, but now following the final hearing, both have been fired.
We took this very seriously.— Kenny Africa, Traffic chief - Western Cape
There was a disciplinary hearing. Both the officers were suspended and last week the outcome of the hearing was that both officers were dismissed.— Kenny Africa, Traffic chief - Western Cape
He says the traffic department is serious about dealing with corrupt officers and encourages citizens to report any incidents.
Contact me directly, or our All Hours number 021 946 1646.— Kenny Africa, Traffic chief - Western Cape
They put our good name into disrepute and we are very serious about the good name of our department.— Kenny Africa, Traffic chief - Western Cape
Africa discusses the issue and also reports on recent traffic accidents below: