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General News of Monday, 10 April 2017

Source: GNA

Police fines 16 motorbike owners

The Madina Divisional Police Command, have arrested and arraigned 16 motorbike owners in Adenta and Kwabenya, leading to a total fine of GH¢ 4,200.00.

The bike owners paid a fine of GH¢300.00 and GH¢400.00 for offences ranging from using expired insurance and roadworthy certificates. Some were also riding without valid registration numbers or without authentic documents.

Chief Inspector Bukari Seidu, the Divisional MTTU Police Station Officer, who made this known to the Ghana News Agency in Madina in the Greater Accra Region, said due to the impending Easter holidays drivers and motorists should refrain from drank driving.

He warned long journey drivers to check their tyres, brakes and brake lights and make sure they were functioning well.

He cautioned drivers to be careful when speeding, overtaking and descending hills to avoid motor accidents and also refrain from over loading.

Chief Inspector Seidu cautioned motor riders to refrain from riding through red lights.