Officers of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) at the National Traffic Department are investigating a traffic incident involving a police officer who drove a police vehicle without a driving license.
Director National Traffic Department, Superintendent William Foufaka say investigation reveals that the officer does not have a driving license during the course of the investigation after a traffic accident at town council area.
It is alleged that the incident occurred when the officer was driving westerly direction trying to avoid another vehicle when it accidently veered off the right driving path and climbed on a roundabout, Foufaka said.
He adds a file has been established and investigation is underway into the incident. The officer is yet to be served with a Notice of Intended Prosecution (NIP).”
Investigation will look into who actually permitted the officer to drive the vehicle without a driving license and government permit.
“As investigation into this matter continues, I appeal to officers who do not have driving licenses and government permits to stop driving government vehicles. This also applies to other government workers,” says. Foufaka.
other road users. This is not really good for us officers. Remember that nobody is above the law so let the law take its side to deal with such actions.
The traffic accident happened on 12 December 2022