Police Arraign 75 Traffic Violators In Lagos, Impound 75 Vehicles

Hyacinth Chinweuba

The Lagos State Police Command has over the last few weeks arrested 75 persons and impounded 75 vehicles for driving against traffic also known as one way and indiscriminate parking in different parts of the State.

Twenty eight of the Offenders were arrested for driving against traffic while the rest were arrested for indiscriminate parking at different clubs and businesses in the State.

Such indiscriminate parking has resulted in major obstructions on the highways and streets and causing traffic gridlock.

The Police explained that much as such clubs and businesses have the rights to run their businesses, our road users equally have the right to free flow of traffic.

It said business owners and operators of clubs and worship centres have a duty to ensure that their customers, staff, visitors and followers do no create obstructions on the roads where they operate for the benefits of other road users.

The vehicles impounded included private cars, commercial vehicles, trucks, bullion vans and escorts vehicles who drove against traffic.

The Commissioner of Police Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu maintained that the operation will be sustained and called on road users to obey traffic laws at all times.

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