Swazi Observer - - NATIONAL NEWS - Non­duduzo Kunene

AN un­em­ployed fa­ther of four ap­peared be­fore Mag­is­trate Mthokozisi Dlamini for driv­ing un­der the in­flu­ence of al­co­hol.

Clif­ford Nh­liziyo Vi­lane (50) of Sidza­k­eni area was ar­rested near Mat­sapha air­port along Air­port –Prison Pub­lic road.

He was charged with the of­fence of con­tra­ven­ing the Road Traf­fic Act of 2007 Sec­tion 91(1) as read with sec­tion 122(1) and (2).

Vi­lane was driv­ing a Nis­san Note sedan reg­is­tered ESD 704 CM while un­der the in­flu­ence of an in­tox­i­cat­ing liquor or drug with a read­ing of 1.00mg/l, which was way above the le­gal limit of 0.38 mg/l.

In his mit­i­ga­tion, Vi­lane said he had four chil­dren for he had to pay their school fees in which he had not yet paid.

The mag­is­trate told Vi­lane that he is in­con­sid­er­able of how he ex­pected the court to con­sider his state­ment. Adding, the mag­is­trate told Vi­lane that from now on­wards, he would have to con­sider ev­ery penny as he was fined E2 000.

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