The Ghana Police Service has sent a word of caution to vehicle owners who have fitted strobe lights and sirens to desist following a video in which a Toyota Land Cruiser with registration number G5150-22 was fitted with strobe lights and siren.
According to the Police, fitting of strobe lights and sirens is a violation of the road traffic regulations 74(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation 2012 LI 2180.
Police upon review of the video footage led to the arrest of the driver Eric Kofi Agyeman and the owner of the vehicle, Bishop Daniel Obinim.
The driver and the owner of the vehicle were arraigned before a magistrate court yesterday, February 2 and fined One Thousand Two Hundred Ghana Cedis (GH¢ 1200.00).
The court further ordered the removal of the strobe lights and sirens on the vehicle and under police supervision, the strobe lights and sirens were detained.
The Police Service is appealing to those who fit strobe lights and sirens to their vehicles to stop. Failure to do as demanded, Car owners will be prosecuted.