Bucs Star Confirms Arrest, Issues Apology
Orlando Pirates Defender Issues Apology
Orlando Pirates defender, Happy Jele, has confirmed that he was arrested and that he was later released on bail.
Read – Report: Bucs Star Arrested
It was reported yesterday (Monday) that the football star was arrested for speeding. He was reportedly travelling in a BMW 135i allegedly at a speed of 223km/h in a 120km/h zone near Sandton on Monday morning.
He was caught for speeding by Gauteng Traffic Police. The experienced player has since spoken about the arrest and confirmed that he has been released on bail.
The 30-year-old has apologised to the supporters and for bringing his club into disrepute.
In a statement issued by Bucs on the club's official Twitter account, Jele says he takes full responsibility for his actions and has apologised for recklessness.
JELE STATEMENT: Happy Jele has apologised to the Club, the supporters & the public at large pic.twitter.com/tqtt9ThIq5— Orlando Pirates FC (@Orlando_Pirates) September 4, 2017