FRSC impounds vehicle with foreign plate number, nabs driver
The Federal Road Safety Corps has arrested a driver who used both foreign and Nigerian number plates on his vehicle.
The driver with the vehicle, a Volkswagen (Golf 3) with Kano number plate (BBJ746AA) placed at the front, and a foreign one (CV 51UMC) at the rear, was apprehended within Idu operational area of the corps in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, following adequate intelligence gathered by the tactical team.
The impounded Volkswagen and the driver have been handed over to Life Camp Divisional Police Command, FCT for further questioning and possible prosecution, after concluding a preliminary investigation by the Corps Intelligence Unit.
The corps in a statement signed by its spokesperson, Bisi Kazeem, on Tuesday, urged the public, especially perpetrators of this criminal act to note that “tactical teams of the Corps have been strategically placed to ensure that all suspects are arrested and their vehicles impounded at sight for onward prosecution.”
The Corps Marshal, Dauda Ali Biu, had directed a nationwide clampdown on all unstable, unregistered and improperly registered vehicles.
Kazeem stated that special operations were ongoing as the FRSC patrol teams were on the lookout to ensure the arrest of all involved.