The Western Regional Motor Transport and Traffic Division (RMTTD) of the Ghana Police Service has seized fifty-four (54) motorcycles and tricycles (Pragya) in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis for various motor offences.

This is part of efforts to clamp down on the use of motorbikes for criminal activities within the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis and to provide optimum security to ensure public safety in the Western Region.

Western Regional Police Public Relations Officer DSP Olivia Ewurabena Adiku, in an interview, said the operation was carried by personnel from the RMTTD led by the Regional MTTD Commander, Chief Superintendent Isaac K. Sorkpah assisted by the Regional SWAT Team.

MTTD seize 54 motorbikes and tricycles to curb crime in Sekondi-Takoradi

The personnel embarked on night operations to clamp down on the use of motorbikes for criminal activities within the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis.

She said the operation was also aimed at arresting riders who violate the Road Traffic Regulations including the use of unregistered motorcycles and tricycles, riding without Rider’s license or Insurance, use of motorcycles without the needed documents and any violation of the Road Traffic Regulations.

MTTD seize 54 motorbikes and tricycles to curb crime in Sekondi-Takoradi

She added that the offenders will be processed and those found to have violated the laws shall be arraigned at the Court.

MTTD seize 54 motorbikes and tricycles to curb crime in Sekondi-Takoradi

DSP Adiku further announced that the operation which recorded no incident is ongoing and will be sustained.