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mpumaThe New Age reports that scores of motorists watched in disbelief when an on-duty senior traffic officer attached to the Thembisile Hani local municipality was issued with a R500 traffic fine by his provincial counterpart on the notorious Moloto Road in Phola Park near KwaMhanga on Thursday morning.  

This followed after the local traffic supervisor, Themba Godfrey Skhosana, 41, in full uniform and in an unmarked state vehicle, failed to stop at a four way intersection.  Thereafter, his provincial counterpart, who was monitoring the intersection, pulled him over and issued him with a traffic fine in full view of The New Age reporter, who was driving behind Skhosana and witnessed his disrespect for traffic regulations.  Thembisile Hani local municipality‚Äôs spokesperson, Simphiwe Mashiyane, said they were shocked by the conduct of the senior law enforcement officer.  Community safety, security and liaison provincial spokesperson Moeti Mmusi said law enforcers failing to adhere to the law should be dealt with harshly.  

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