573 illegal drivers operating in public transportation sector arrested
Manama: A total of 573 illegal drivers operating in the public transportation sector have been arrested.
Traffic Directorate operations director Lieutenant Colonel Adel Al Dosari yesterday said that the men were detained during an ongoing campaign and have been referred to Public Prosecution for legal action. Punishment could include 10 days in prison, deportation and a BD500 fine.
The official added that the directorate would continue its campaign in an effort to curb violations in the sector.