Yemi Akinsuyi, 27 December 2021
The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Police Command has arrested four illegal car racers in Abuja on Sunday.
They were said to have been arrested while converging along Muhammadu Buhari Way, by Nicon Insurance, Abuja, and the total number of 21 vehicles impounded by the police at about 7:30 pm.
The FCT Commissioner of Police, Sunday Babaji had earlier declared car racing and other illegal auto activities prohibited.
In the enforcement of the prohibition, Police operatives swung into action for the full implementation of the order, and arrested the four suspects and impounded their vehicles.
Confirming the story, FCT Police Command Spokesperson, DSP Josephine Adeh said: “Today Sunday 26th December, at about 7:30hrs, a total of 4 suspects were arrested and 21 cars impounded following the full enforcement of Regulation 228 of the Road Traffic Act on the prohibition of illegal car races and other similar offences in the FCT by the Commissioner of Police FCT Command, CP Babaji
She also confirmed that the suspects were arrested around Muhammadu Buhari way, by Nicon Insurance Area where they converged businesses as usual.