Tony Yengeni found guilty of drunk driving

17 March 2017 - 14:11 By Aphiwe Deklerk
ANC national executive committee member Tony Yengeni. File photo
ANC national executive committee member Tony Yengeni. File photo

Controversial ANC heavyweight Tony Yengeni has been found guilty in the Cape Town Community Court of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Nicknamed the "Gucci socialist'' for his expensive taste‚ Yengeni was arrested in 2013 for driving his Maserati GranCabrio while under the influence of alcohol in Green Point.

  • Tony Yengeni's expert witness in drunk driving trial 'inexperienced'In a bid to avoid a drunken driving conviction‚ controversial ANC bigwig Tony Yengeni has called experts to poke holes into the techniques used by the State to nail drunk drivers.

During the trial‚ he claimed he only had a few sips of traditional beer that day.

  • Yengeni case drags on as his legal team accuses arresting officer of faking report It was unusual that the pocket book of the Metro Police officer who arrested Tony Yengeni three years ago for drunk driving was not signed by his supervisor, the ANC national executive committee member’s advocate said on Friday.

At the time of his arrest‚ he did not have a front number plate.