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R12 000 fine for taxi hit-'n-run

2013-02-15 09:08

TAXI CRASH TO TAKE ITS TOLL: Lungisani Miyakho will have to cough up R12 000 or remain behind bars for nine months following his hit and run at the Umvoti toll plaza in 2012.

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A kwaZulu-Natal taxi driver, arrested after a hit-and-run at the Umvoti toll plaza on the N2 in 2012, has been fined R12 000 - or nine months' jail.

Lungisani Mxolisi Miyakho was arrested at the Umvoti toll plaza in May 2012 when he drove away after his taxi crashed into another vehicle on the N2.

'VERY DELIGHTED'

KZN community safety MEC Willies Mchunu has been welcomed the sentence. The kwaDukuza Magistrate's Court fined Miyakho R12 000 or nine months' imprisonment.

Mchunu said: "I am very delighted by the court's decision to give him such a harsh sentence. This is an example that such behaviour will not be tolerated."

He thanked police for their help in bringing reckless drivers to justice and said the department was taking a proactive attitude in dealing with transgressors on the province's roads.


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