FRSC court convicts 27 drivers over traffic offences
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FRSC court convicts 27 drivers over traffic offences

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Anambra Sector Command on Tuesday arraigned 30 drivers in a Mobile Court following their arrest for various traffic offences.

The Court was presided over by Chief Magistrate Mike Anyadiegwu.

Out 68 Offences that were recorded, 27 traffic offenders were convicted with options of fines, while three were cautioned and discharged. 

The most prevalent offences were Overloading, Failure to install Speed Limiting Device, Drivers License Violation and  Light Sign Violation. 

Others were; Number Plate Violation, Driving with worn-out tyre, Use of phone while driving, among others. 

Two drivers were arrested and arraigned for Attempting to Corrupt Marshal on duty (ACS)

Reacting, Sector Commander, Adeoye Irelewuyi expressed satisfaction over the conduct of the exercise, saying the Mobile Court became imperative following recklessness and wrong use of the roads by motorists which has led to avoidable Road Traffic Crashes in the State. 

He urged motorists to be law abiding by obeying all traffic rules and regulations, to stay alive and help save lives and property of others.

He further assured regular sitting of the mobile court until acceptable level of compliance is achieved.

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