eThekwini metro police will no longer be the employ of breathalysers at roadblocks for terror of spreading coronavirus, in accordance to a social media put up by metro police head Steve Middleton.
The announcement became once reportedly made via a command tag which became once widely shared, in accordance to a account by SowetanLive.
Middleton then took to social media to substantiate this.
“Accurate to listing I am aware of my command tag having gone viral about no Breatherlysers at ETHEKWINI DURBAN Metro Police Roadblocks, there shall be a newspaper article quickly,” he posted.
He mentioned the choice became once within the fervour of officers and the public at spruce, adding that the moratorium on breathalysers “underneath no circumstances negates the enforcement adjust to for the infringement of drunken riding”, however rather reduces “risk to life and limb we currently face aligned to the spread of the coronavirus”.