At around 3pm, the driver of an amaphela taxi wouldn't stop, hit the official with his vehicle and hurried off.
Officials figured out how to recuperate the vehicle yet the driver escaped.
The city's JP Smith said that soon thereafter, the suspect was taken to the Philippi East Police Station by the vehicle proprietor.
The man has been kept on charges of endeavored murder, wild and careless driving, running away from the location of a mishap, neglecting to follow a legitimate guidance and overcoming the finishes of equity.
"This episode is stunning however to be expected, It's likewise not the initial occasion when one of our officials has een designated as such. Luckily, this time the wounds were not lethal and we're unimaginably appreciative for that," Smith said.
Smith has denounced the episode.
"We approach the law enforcement framework to arraign this suspect to the furthest reaches of the law. The city additionally communicates its gratitude to the vehicle proprietor for assisting with finding the suspect and guaranteeing his capture," Smith said.
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