Port Elizabeth - A Port Elizabeth taxi driver is expected to appear in court on Wednesday for overloading his minibus with a total of 48 people - 46 young kids, plus one adult passenger and the driver
Metro Police Chief Yolande Faro said the taxi driver was arrested on Monday.
Faro said the vehicle licence disc only authorised a carrying capacity of 16 persons including the driver.
Faro said Nelson Mandela Bay Metro Police Department (NMBMPD) officers were patrolling in Chase Drive when they observed a white Toyota Quantum minibus driving in the opposite direction.
One of the constables then noticed that the vehicle was overloaded with passengers. He turned the vehicle around and pursued it.