Reports in local media this morning indicate that Orlando Pirates defender, Happy Jele, was allegedly arrested.
According to reports, the experienced player was arrested for speeding. Jacaranda news stated on Monday morning that the player had been travelling in a BMW 135i allegedly at a speed of 223km/h near Sandton.
He was believed to have been caught for speeding by Gauteng Traffic Police. Contacted for comment, Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) confirmed the arrest, but wouldn’t divulge the name of the player arrested.
“I can confirm that there was speed operation but I can’t confirm the name because we don’t get the names until they appear in court. What I can confirm is that there was an operation in the Sandton area and that the driver of the car was taken to Sandton Police Station. That I can confirm,” JMPD’s Wayne Minnaar told the Siya crew.
Attempts have been made to get a comment from the player’s agent, Jazzman Mhlakgane, but he was not immediately available as his phone rang unanswered.
Source : SL