Bishop Obinim and his driver Eric Kofi Agyeman were arrested by the Police after a Toyota Landcruiser with registration number GR 5150 – 22 was captured fitted with strobe lights and siren contrary to road traffic regulations 74 (1) of Road Traffic Regulation 2012 LI 2180.
The driver and the owner of the vehicle, Bishop Obinim were put before the Akropong Magistrate Court today, Wednesday, February 2, 2022, and were found guilty of going contrary to the Road Traffic Regulation.
As a result, the court fined the two to pay an amount of One Thousand Two Hundred Ghana Cedis (GHS1,200.00)
In addition, the court ordered Bishop Obinim and his driver to remove all unapproved strobe lights and sirens on the vehicle.
Under the supervision of the Police, the strobe lights and sirens were removed and same retained by the Police.
In a statement from the Ghana Police Service confirming what happened in court today, it has appealed to owners to stop fixing strobe lights and sirens which they are not entitled to on their vehicles.
The Police warn that “Car owners who flout the law will be prosecuted.”
Content created and supplied by: L-Update (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More