Cau­tion on fines

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - NEWS -

CAPE TOWN city coun­cil­lors face dis­ci­plinary hear­ings if they do not obey sum­monses to ap­pear in court for traf­fic fines, coun­cil Speaker Dirk Smit warned yes­ter­day.

He said he had “untested” in­for­ma­tion there were cur­rently 19 war­rants of ar­rest is­sued for coun­cil­lors.

In a let­ter sent to all coun­cil­lors yes­ter­day, he said not obey­ing sum­monses “will not be tol­er­ated and it will leave the coun­cil with no al­ter­na­tive other than to dis­ci­pline such coun­cil­lors”. – Sapa

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