Taxi accident injures three
An accident occurred on Friday the 22nd of September 2017 that injured three passengers in a taxi as it collided with a Ford Ranger.
The accident took place at the robot of Nelson Mandela and George wells street. According to both drivers, the two cars a Ford Ranger double cab and a taxi were travelling towards different directions by the time the robot turned green (opened) when the accident happened.
Three passengers from the taxi were taken to hospital for treatment after sustaining injuries.
The driver of Ford ranger and his passenger were not injured.
A case of reckless and negligent driving will be registered soon by the SAPS.
Pastor Arrested for Assault
A 38 years old pastor spent a night in the police cells after assaulting one of his church followers.
It is alleged that Pastor Jan Moswathupa went to a 22 years old Mokwele on the 13/09/2017 at about 09:30. Pastor Jan Moswathupa ordered Mokwele to follow him to his house. The young man was then questioned about having an affair in church. The argument ended with the pastor assaulting the young man with sjambok and hit him. After the assault, Pastor Jan Moswathupa took the victim to his residential area in Marapong.
The young man opened a case and the pastor was arrested. The Pastor appeared at the Lephalale Magistrate Court on the 21/08/2017 and was released on bail. The case was opened under cas 157/9/2017.