Kuwait:24 thousand traffic violations issued in a week

The security campaigns during the past week, which included all the country’s governorates, and main roads, Jaber Bridge and camp sites in the north and south of the country, resulted in the issuance of 24,482 miscellaneous traffic violations, the seizure of 67 vehicles and 28 motorbikes, the arrest of 53 reckless people and their referral to the custody of the General Traffic Department. About 46 juveniles were arrested for driving without obtaining a driving license.

The officer of the Public Relations and Traffic Awareness Department in the General Traffic Department, Major Abdullah Buhassan, said that the traffic departments in the six governorates carried out, during the past week, a number of traffic security campaigns, based on the instructions of the Ministry of Interior Assistant Undersecretary for Traffic and Operations Affairs, Major General Jamal Al Sayegh, and the Director The General Department of the Emergency Police, Major General Abdulaziz Al-Hajri, and the Assistant Director-General of the General Traffic Department for Licensing Affairs, Brigadier Yousef Al-Khadda, and the security statistics showed that the Traffic Operations Department ranked first in registering violations, with a number of 6564 violations, followed by the Hawalli Traffic Department with 4,406 violations. And then the Capital Traffic Department registered 4181.

Buhassan explained that the General Administration of Emergency Police recorded, during the past week, 722 traffic violations, carried out 146 security and traffic operations, dealt with 15 traffic accidents, and referred two vehicles to the detention garage, in addition to the arrest of 8 people wanted by security and criminals, and 8 people without personal identification.

He stated that the statistics of the General Department of the Emergency Police showed that the police patrols were able to seize 3 vehicles against which judicial rulings were issued, and they were referred to the competent authorities, in addition to the seizure of 6 cases of drug use and possession, and the arrested were referred to the General Administration for Drug Control.

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