Police Officer Arrested For Reckless Driving: Police Say Senior Officer Processed For Court

Police Officer Arrested For Reckless Driving: Police Say Senior Officer Processed For Court

  • The police administration has arrested one of its men for a road traffic offence
  • Police say Inspector Entwie Bio was seen driving in the middle of the road in flagrant disregard of the law
  • The arrest of the police man comes shortly after a Member of Parliament was also arrested for a similar offence

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A senior police officer is in the grips of the law he has been mandated to protect and enforce following a road traffic offence.

Inspector Entwie Bio is accused of reckless and inconsiderate driving by the police in Accra.

According to report by 3News, Inspector Bio was arrested on Monday, November 7, 2022 for driving in the middle in the middle of the road, in an apparent effort to beat traffic.

Dampare-led police administration has been praised for being proactive.
L-R: IGP Dr George Akuffo Dampare and the vehicle the police inspector was driving. Source: UGC/@Ghpoliceservice.
Source: UGC

Driving in the middle of the road is dangerous as small space could cause damage to adjacent vehicles, and in some cases oncoming traffic.

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The report said he was driving a Toyota Land Cruiser Prado with registration GH-8086-13.

Inspector Bio has since been processed for court.

MP Arrested By Police For Reckless Driving

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh has reported in a previous story that renowned human rights lawyer and the MP for Madina was arrested for a similar offence last week.

Francis-Xavier Sosu was fined for also driving in the middle of the road in an attempt to beat the traffic.

The Madina MP, according to police, was arrested on November 3, 2022, for "reckless and inconsiderate driving."

He was spotted driving in the middle of the road risking the lives of pedestrians and other road users.

The incident happened around the Airport by-pass while driving a Toyota Land Cruiser V8 vehicle with registration number GB-9776-21.

Police posted on its Facebook page that first the MP's vehicle was impounded, then he was processed for the La District Court on November 4, 2022.

The official charges brought against the MP was "reckless and inconsiderate driving, driving in the middle of the road facing oncoming traffic and causing danger to other road users." The court convicted him on the charges and was asked to pay a fine of GHC 2,400.

Also, a siren and strobe lights that were unlawfully fitted on his vehicle were take off.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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