Over 160 summonses issued in Skudai toll plaza operation


KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 166 summonses were issued for various traffic offences, while several foreigners were detained following an integrated operation at the Skudai toll plaza in Johor Baru.

Bukit Aman Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department director Comm Datuk Mohd Azman Ahmad Sapri said the highest number of traffic offences were for speeding with 88 summonses, followed by not having a driving license (11), expired road tax (12), illegal number plate (37), not having a fire extinguisher (6), not having a security triangle (3), using HID lights (5), and no side mirrors (4).

"The operation was conducted on Wednesday (Feb 28) consisting of more than 100 personnel members and officers from various agencies including the Road Transport Department (JPJ) and the Immigration Department," he said in a statement on Thursday (Feb 29).

Meanwhile, the JPJ issued 253 summonses, including to eight lorry drivers for overloading, Comm Mohd Azman said.

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"The Immigration Department detained 27 undocumented foreigners.

"Those detained were 11 Indonesians, 12 Indians, two Bangladeshis, and one each from Pakistan and Myanmar," he said.

Comm Mohd Azman said the operation, conducted between 8pm and 10.30pm, ensured road users adhered to traffic regulations and prevented crimes.

"We will continue with such operations with the cooperation of other agencies to produce a generation of good drivers and riders," he said.


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