BREAKING: NPP MP Dr Stephen Amoah arrested

The Ghana Police Service has arrested, Hon. Dr. Stephen Amoah, Member of Parliament for the Nhyiaeso Constituency in the Ashanti Region of Ghana.

His arrest comes after the legislator failed to comply with the road traffic regulations by driving at the wrong side of the road in his Toyota Landcruiser V8 car around Airport bypass yesterday at 4pm.

He was arrested alongside six others for offences including careless driving, dangerous driving and causing road obstruction among others:

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In a statement issued by the Service and sighted by this portal, the offenders are being processed for court today, December 8.

Below is the full statement.

POLICE DESCEND ON V8 ROAD TRAFFIC INDISCIPLINE

POLICE DESCEND ON V8 ROAD TRAFFIC INDISCIPLINE

ON 07/ 12 / 2021 BETWEEN 1600 AND 1830 HRS THE POLICE MOUNTED AN OPERATION AROUND AIRPORT BY – PASS TO ARREST DRIVERS WHO WERE NOT COMPLYING WITH THE ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATIONS.

DURING THE EXERCISE, THE DRIVERS INCHARGE THE FOLLOWING VEHICLES WERE ARRESTED FOR THE OFFENCES OF CARELESS DRIVING, DANGEROUS DRIVING AND CAUSING ROAD OBSTRUCTION AMONG OTHERS:

1. DRIVER INCHARGE TOYOTA LAND CRUISER V8 WITH REGISTRATION NUMBER GN 5532 – 17, MR. JOSPEH BROWN

2. DRIVER INCHARGE TOYOTA LAND CRUISER WITH REGISTRATION NUMBER GT 7059 – 20, HON DR. STEPHEN AMOAH

3. DRIVER INCHARGE TOYOTA 4 RUNNER WITH REGISTRATION NUMBER GE 303 – 2O, MR SAMUEL A. ANIM

4. DRIVER INCHARGE TOYOTA LAND CRUISER WITH REGISTRATION NUMBER GE 1611 – 17, EMMANUEL KOFI OFORI

5. DRIVER INCHARGE TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 4×4 SUV WITH REGISTRATION NUMBER GE 14 – 21, MR. DIMINI ATUAHENE

6. DRIVER INCHARGE TOYOTA LAND CRUISER WITH REGISTRATION NUMBER GN 3516 – 18, MR. DANIEL BOATENG

7. DRIVER INCHARGE TOYOTA LAND CRUISER WITH REGISTRATION NUMBER GT 856 – 20, THOMAS ATINGA.

THEY ARE BEING PROCESSED FOR COURT TODAY 8/12/2021.

THE POLICE ARE VERY DETERMINED TO ENFORCE THE LAWS OF THE COUNTRY. WE CALL ON ALL TO SUPPORT US IN THIS ENDEAVOUR.