Jenin police go after illegal vehicles following fatal hit-and-run
Publish Date: 2017/02/18
JENIN, February 18, 2017 (WAFA – PLO news agency) – Police and security
forces in Jenin intensified Saturday a campaign to go after illegal cars and
motorcycles in the district following Friday’s hit-and-run accident that
caused the death of a traffic police officer.
Jenin chief of police Muhannad Suwan told WAFA that the security forces in
the district have intensified their efforts to remove from the roads all
vehicles and motorcycles deemed illegal and to destroy them because of the
danger their drivers could cause to people.
He said police seized 145 illegal cars last month and destroyed 170 others,
including two trucks and a motorcycle.
First Lieutenant Mahmoud Ayyaseh, 44, was fatally injured when a resident of
the town of Qabatiya hit him with his car when the officer attempted to stop
him to check his papers. The car was illegal.