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308km/h speedster arrested at funeral in Limpopo

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A speedster who recorded himself driving at 308km/h on a Johannesburg highway is behind bars.

The Department of Transport said that the 36-year-old man was arrested on Sunday after he was “tracked down to a funeral in Limpopo by undercover investigators”.

Spokesperson, Ayanda Allie-Paine, said that the alleged speedster, who lives in Midrand, faces charges of reckless and negligent driving.

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The driver, in an Audi, recorded himself charging down the N1 Southbound highway in Midrand and posted it online.

The video went viral online attracting a lot of criticism from the public.

Allie-Paine said Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula welcomed his arrest.

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