The General Traffic Department (GTD) during a surprise inspection campaigns in the six governorates over the past six days have issued 48,148 citations and impounded 431 cars, reports Al-Shahed daily.
Twenty-seven motorists have been arrested and referred to the concerned authorities for reckless driving and five expatriates have been referred to the deportation center for driving without licences.
Meanwhile, officers from Public Security Sector headed by Assistant Undersecretary for Public Security Affairs Major General Abdul Fattah Al-Ali arrested 14 wanted individuals, seized 4 vehicles and issued 240 traffic citations during security campaigns that they launched in a number of areas within Jahra Governorate.
According to security sources, the officers had set up security checkpoints in several locations within Jahra, Taima, Nassem and Al-Oyoun areas. Also, Capital securitymen arrested a wanted Iranian expatriate for a financial case worth KD 10,000, a wanted Turkish expatriate for a financial case worth KD 11,000 and a wanted Kuwaiti citizen for a financial case worth KD 7,500 during security campaigns in a number of locations within Capital Governorate.