Lagos traffic laws offenders lose vehicles to state govt

Lagos traffic laws offenders lose vehicles to state govt

- The Lagos state government on Thursday, June 13, taken a drastic measure on violators of its traffic laws

- One of the offenders, a Chinese citizen, Zhang Bing, was charged before Magistrate Lateef Owolabi of the state's mobile court sitting at Bolade Oshodi

- Bing was forced to forfeit his vehicles to the state government after driving against upcoming vehicle and causing obstructions to motorists

Some offenders of the Lagos road traffic laws were made to forfeit their vehicles to the state government on Thursday, June 13.

One of the violators, a Chinese citizen, Zhang Bing, was charged before Magistrate Lateef Owolabi of the state's mobile court sitting at Bolade Oshodi for driving against upcoming vehicle and by so doing caused serious obstructions to other road users, TVC News reports.

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In his ruling, Magistrate Lateef Owolabi ruled that Bing, alongside others, should forfeit their vehicles as a punitive measure.

The Lagos state task force expressed sadness over the fact that some motorists violate traffic laws fearlessly, adding that henceforth whoever is caught will be arraigned and made to face the law.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the Ogun command of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Wednesday, April 17, said motorists driving against traffic would be subjected to psychiatric test.

Clement Oladele, the sector commander of the FRSC in Ogun, made this known in an interview in Ota, Ogun state.

According to him, any driver caught driving against traffic during the forthcoming Easter would also be prosecuted for dangerous driving.

The sector commander further said that such erring drivers were liable to pay N50,000 as fine or risk imprisonment.

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