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Two drivers arrested for reckless driving

The items confiscated
The items confiscated

KOTA KINABALU: The police confiscated two Honda Civic vehicles early this morning and arrested two local men according to Section 42 of the Road Transportation Act 1967 for reckless driving and risks the safety of other road users.

District Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner M. Chandra, said both men age 20 and 26 years old were apprehended during the Op Samseng Jalanan dan Mabuk, which was launched at around the state capital.

“Fourteen motorcycles were also seized under Section 60 of the Road Transportation Act 1967 during the operation from 11.30am until 4.00am of the next day,” he said, adding 21 summonses for Pol257 and 89 for Pol170A were also issued to drivers for various traffic offences.

He also said 12 men have been inspected for alcohol content during the Op Mabuk where two men then arrested for failing the test.

“The two arrested were then ordered to undergo further inspection at the traffic police station and have been found committing the offence under Section 45A of the Road Transportation Act for driving under heavy alcohol influence,” he added.

12 enforcement personnel and one Kota Kinabalu Traffic Police Officer were involved in carrying out the operation. – SayangSabah

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