The General Traffic Department personnel have arrested seven people for organizing illegal races in the suburb of Saad Al-Abdullah Friday.

A reliable security source told Al-Anba daily the campaign happened under the supervision and directives of the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Public Security Affairs, Major General Abdullah Al-Rajaib, and Acting Director General of Jahra Security, Brigadier General Saleh Uqla Al-Azmi.

During the raid the GTD personnel also issued 16 traffic citations and impounded 7 sports and four-wheel drive cars and towed them to the GTD garage.

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