A mobile court in Plateau State has convicted 57 drivers for violating traffic laws in the state.

The Plateau State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Monday said the drivers committed various offences ranging from seat belt violation to use of bad tyres.

According to Andrew Bala, Plateau FRSC Corps Public Education Officer, 59 drivers were arrested, but two were discharged and acquitted after the court declared them innocent.

Bala said: “In a mobile court exercise held today, we arrested, tried, found guilty and convicted 57 road traffic offenders for committing various offences.

“We actually arrested 59 motorists during the exercise, but two have been discharged and acquitted by the court.”

He added that the vehicles of the drivers would remain impounded pending when the drivers would be able to pay the fine imposed on them by the court.

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