GEORGE TOWN, Jul 3 – Police hold a special roadblock operation at Lebuhraya Tun Dr. Lim Chong Eu, near to Villa Emas Condominium, is to lead-up to Hari Raya as police ramp up its fight against crime. A total of 59 summonses were issued to motorist and motorcyclist for various offences.
The operation was started on 12:30pm and ended on 2:00pm. Among the offences in one-and-a-half-hour operations were having expired road tax and driving license as well as failing to produce a driving license. A total of 20 traffic summonses were also issued for driving over the speed limit (80km per hour).
Ops Selamat northern zone commanding officer Supt Ahmad Adnan Basri said the vehicles screened include 25 motorcycles, 12 cars, one van and one lorry. He said there were a total of 60 police officers and traffic personnel which fifty-five police officer from Bukit Aman Traffic Headquarters and five police officer from Northeast Traffic Headquarters were took part in the operation.