Road block: corpse found

Weekend Witness - - News -

PO­LICE found a se­verely de­com­posed body while con­duct­ing a road block in Port Shep­stone yes­ter­day.

Ac­cord­ing to Road Traf­fic In­spec­torate (RTI) spokesper­son Zinhle Mn­gomezulu the body was found in Alexan­dra Road in Port Shep­stone.

“It was of a man be­lieved to be be­tween the ages of 25 and 35. He had a rope around his neck. We re­ported it to the SAPS.”

She said 350 cars were stopped at the road block on the R620, with of­fi­cials is­su­ing no­tices for 68 traf­fic of­fences. Two war­rants of ar­rest were is­sued and one driver had his li­cence sus­pended.

In Pi­eter­mar­itzburg yes­ter­day, a road block was held on the M70. Traf­fic po­lice is­sued no­tices for 32 traf­fic of­fences and six war­rants were is­sued at the road block. Other ar­eas could not con­duct road blocks yes­ter­day due to un­favourable weather con­di­tions. The RTI said op­er­a­tions will con­tinue through­out the long week­end.

— Week­end Wit­ness Re­porter.

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