actor Maps Maponyane Maponyane arrested
Media personality and businessman Maps Maponyane has landed himself during a heap of trouble. This after being nabbed by police for allegedly breaking the regulation in Laingsburg, about 265km from Cape Town .
The 30-year-old model and co-owner of Buns Out Burgers, a well-liked eatery in Linden, Jozi, was slapped with a notice to seem before the court when the date is finalized.
According to a police official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, the incident happened during a roadblock operation on the N1-1 and therefore the KM80 Road in May.
The informant told the SunTeam police were manning a roadblock around 7 pm when the heartthrob got nabbed.
Said the informant: “This was one among our many operations during the national lockdown.
“He was charged with exceeding the regulation of the road traffic sign.”
The SunTeam couldn’t independently establish the precise speed Maps was travelling before his arrest.
Police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana confirmed the matter, saying Maps was released on a notice to seem in court.
Said Sergeant Rwexana: “The case of exceeding the regulation was opened in Laingsburg.
“A 30-year-old man was arrested and given a notice to seem in court and released. I’ll indicate a court date once I even have it.”
When the SunTeam contacted Maps for comment, he denied the allegation, and said: “Not that i do know of, man.” Maps is that the son of football legend, Marks Maponyane. He’s famous for being a fashion enthusiast and canopy model for local magazines.