Asked by MandlaB on 30-12-2020 12:49:11
Question posted in the Criminal Law category relating to Gauteng
Hello, I recently got issued with a notice to appear in court for contravening the curfew regulations.On the 28th of December, I was on my way home after attending a traditional ceremony at my wife's paternal place.As I enter my suburb a police van stopped me and started interrogating me about the curfew. There was an altercation which lead us to go to the police station where I got served the notice.
My question is what are my options regarding this matter?There is an admission of guilt fine of R3000 however it comes with a criminal record.Should I appear in court or pay the fine?
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Posted by Att. Patrick on 05-01-2021 23:35:14
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I suppose the first question is, were you out after curfew? i.e. are you guilty of breaking the regulations?
The second question is, if you are guilty, do you still want to challenge it in court?
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