Jele apologises for being 'reckless'
Posted: 4 September 2017 Time: 20:33
Orlando Pirates defender Happy Jele has made a public apology after he was arrested for speeding.
Jele clocked 223km/h on the M1 near Sandton and he appeared in the Randburg Magistrate’s court on Monday before he was released on bail.
In a statement, Jele apologised for being reckless and said he hopes the Pirates supporters and the public at large will accept his sincere apology.
“I refer to the news of my arrest this morning which is making rounds in the media. It it true I was apprehended by the enforcement law agecy driving at high speeds. I was taken into the police station for statements and procedures from which I was released on bail,” he said.
“I would like to sincerely apologise for my recklessness and bringing the club into disrepute and take full responsibility for my actions. I have no excuse for my action and I can only wish the club, the supporters and the public at large to accept my apology as I realise the number of people I have disappointed."