I was phoned by a 021 number saying that...

Asked by Courtney on 15-06-2021 18:33:15
Question posted in the Criminal Law category relating to Western Cape

I was phoned by a 021 number saying that it is the police in the city of Cape Town and that there is a warrant for my arrest. They would not tell me why.  I am currently based in Durban and they said I have to appear at the CT police station ASAP. I have no idea what they are talking about. The only thing I can think of is a traffic fine, but the car I drive isn't registered in my name so would the fines still go to me? I'm very stressed and confused. I'm still a student and don't have lots of money. Do I need to go to Cape Town?

Answer to the Question

Posted by Att. Patrick on 17-06-2021 11:44:37

Hi there,

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The only way that the SAPS can force you to go to Cape Town, is through a warrant for your arrest.

If the person on the telephone wouldn't tell you why you need to come to the Cape Town Court, I would ignore them.

If they phone back, they must give you information about the case.

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