Police arrest five drivers for violating Road Traffic Regulation at Bonsu junction in the Eastern Region.

The Service in a press statement signed by the Eastern Regional Public Affairs Officer, DSP Ebenezer Tetteh explained that the drivers flouting the Road Traffic Regulation posed a danger to other road users hence the arrest.

According to them, the arrest come after the police in collaboration with the National Road Safety Authority carried out a special road safety exercise at Bossu Junction and other notable locations throughout the country on December 24, 2021.

They added that the exercise was “aimed at preventing road traffic accidents” in the country.

The suspect’s drivers arrested for various offences are as follows;

Essiful Seidu, a driver in charge of a Toyota Land Cruiser with registration number GT 9747-21. He was cautioned and charged for driving recklessly.

Second on the police list is Kwame Kyiritwe, a driver in charge of a Toyota Prada with registration number GR 8981-18. He was cautioned and also charged with reckless driving.

Kodua Tweneboah was also cautioned and charged with reckless driving. He owns a vehicle with registration number DP 2519K-21.

Another driver, Laminininu Kawae owner of a vehicle with registration number AS8545-20 has also been cautioned and charged for using a defaced number plate and lack of maintenance.

The last on the list is Amoah Kwame Francis in charge of a Toyota V8 Land Cruiser with registration number DV 7566D-21 has been cautioned and charged for unlawful use of siren and strobe lights.

The Police “further urged the General Public to conform to all Road Traffic Regulations in order to have an accident-free season and beyond.”

They also used the opportunity to clarify the purported arrest of the former Minister for Youth and Sports, Isaac Asiamah for driving recklessly at Bonsu Junction as circulated. According to them the information is false and should be disregarded.

“The Police are not the source of the information making rounds of the arrest of the former Minister,” part of the statement read.



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