FRSC Mobile Court Convicts Motorist for Offering Bribe to Marshal in Anambra

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A Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) mobile court in Awka, Anambra, has convicted one Mr Augustine Okeke for offering bribe to personnel of the Corps in the state.

Mr Sunday Ajayi, the Sector Commander in Anambra, told newsmen on Friday that Okeke, who was found guilty of a traffic offence tried to induce his men with an undisclosed amount before he was arrested.

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Ajayi said the culprit had been tried by the mobile court in Awka, found guilty of the offence and had been punished according to the provisions of the road safety laws.

He said a total of 51 arrested motorists, including two Okada operators were tried and 45 of them convicted, while six were discharged and given a clean bill.

The commander said the charges against the arraigned motorists included speed violation, overloading, lack of spare tyres and non-use of seat belt.

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He said that motorcyclists were tried for not using helmet while plying the high way.

“We will continue to do our best and we want road users to cooperate with us so that our roads will be safe,” he said.

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