Police impound 344 motorbikes in Tamale

Police impound 344 motorbikes in Tamale

The Northern Regional Police Command has impounded about 344 unregistered and uninsured motorbikes as part of efforts to clamp down on criminal activities and road accidents in the region.

The exercise, which was carried out yesterday morning by a joint task force of the police, and the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), was aimed at dealing with persons who flout road traffic regulations, especially regulation 2012 (LI 2180).

Briefing the media after the exercise, the Northern Regional Police Commander, Commissioner of Police (COP) Timothy Yoosa Bonga, said it was also part of the command’s effort to fight violent crimes and make the region safe for the residents.

He said owners of the impounded motorbikes would be screened, and those without the right documentation would be dealt with in accordance with the road traffic regulation.