Check out our Q&A with Idris Elba about losing his father, getting lost in a character and Arsenal!

Kylie Jenner said 'yes' when asked if she'd marry Tyga, despite speculation they had split

Gareth Cliff pleads guilty, fined R10k

2012-03-15 13:50
gareth cliff
Johannesburg - Radio DJ, Gareth Cliff, pleaded guilty to charges of contravening the Road Traffic Act in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

"I fully understand and recognise that my actions were wrong," Cliff acknowledged in a statement read out by his attorney, Werner Bruyns.

Cliff was sentenced to a fine of R10 000 or six months' imprisonment.

Chief Magistrate of the Pretoria Magistrate's Court, Desmond Nair, ordered that the suspension of his driver's licence not take effect.

He was arrested on March 7 after he was caught driving at 182km an hour in a 120km/h zone near Pretoria.

He was later released on bail.

He appeared in court last Wednesday but the case was postponed because there was an inquiry into whether his licence should be suspended.

Cliff took to his Twitter to announce his fate: "Breaking news!" Fined R10 000 for driving fast, but NOT recklessly by Pretoria Mag. Court. Don't speed.

He also posted a photo of himself from the courtroom, in which it appears as if he is behind bars.

Gareth Cliff

- Channel24
Read more on:    5fm  |  gareth cliff  |  celebrities  |  celebrity crime  |  radio publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Recent News

Nearly a hundred gamers descended on the MWEB MCave in Cape Town for Gigabyte's unofficial launch party for the newly-released Battlefront game from Electronic Arts. Read More »

Prince Harry is set to play in the sixth Sentebale Royal Salute Polo Cup held for the first time in South Africa. Read More »

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.