Twelve Truck Drivers to Appear in Court After Blocking N3 Toll Route

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Twelve truck drivers arrested on the N3 toll route near Van Reenen’s Pass will appear in the Ladysmith Magistrate’s Court in KwaZulu Natal on Monday.

Police said suspects blocked the N3 in both directions on Friday and took the keys of other truck drivers forcing them to park their vehicles on the road and causing traffic to come to a standstill for the entire day.

On Saturday, police, the N3 Toll Concession and the RTI began moving the trucks out of the road which allowed traffic to flow.

The polices Jay Naicker said detectives from the provincial investigative unit took charge of the investigation on the scene.

“The suspects were charged for contravention of the Criminal Law Amendment Act,Infrastructure contravention, Intimidation, Economic Sabotage as well as contravention of the Road Traffic Act.”

Naicker says investigations are continuing.

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