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34,212 citations issued, 96 motorists held in traffic crackdown throughout country

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 10: Traffic campaigns launched by the General Traffic Department last week resulted in issuing 34,212 citations and detention of 96 motorists including 5 juveniles, reports Al-Rai daily.

The campaigns were organized in various governorates upon instructions of the Undersecretary of the Interior Ministry Lieutenant-General Essam Al-Naham. According to a statistics, a copy of which has been obtained by the daily, a total of 34,212 violations were registered in all governorates, 53 vehicles were seized, including 20 wanted by law, 20 motorcycles, and 96 people were referred to the traffic courts, including 5 juveniles. The source added in Farwaniya 5,203 citations were issued, 3 vehicles and 4 motorcycles were seized, and 24 people were put behind bars in addition to arresting two people wanted by law.

In Ahmadi, 3,462 citations were issued, 8 vehicles were seized and 28 people arrested. The source added, the total number of violations committed in Jahra governorate were 4,246, and one wanted person was arrested; in Mubarak Al-Kabeer the number of violations were 2,000, 5 people were arrested, 3 vehicles were impounded, one wanted vehicle was seized and one wanted person was arrested.

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