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Eight accused of speeding

Johannesburg - Three motorcyclists and five motorists were arrested for allegedly speeding on the N1 south near the Maraisburg off-ramp on Sunday, Johannesburg metro police said.

The three motorcyclists had no rear registration number plates, possibly to avoid being captured by cameras, said Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar.

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“However, their tricks did not work this time around because they were physically arrested by our high-speed unit,” said Minnaar.

All eight suspects were caught travelling at speeds between 165km/h and 220km/h.

They will appear in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court on Monday to face speeding charges. - Sapa

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