UNEMPLOYED FATHER OF 4 NABBED FOR DD
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.