BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, June 2 (Xinhua) -- The Royal Brunei Police Force has detained 17 drivers and their vehicles on Saturday during a special operation against illegal racing activity.
According to Radio Television Brunei, the country's national broadcaster, the special operation was conducted by the Department of Investigation and Road Traffic and the Brunei Muara District Police, Royal Brunei Police Force.
The police said a road in the capital has been misused as a racing circuit every weekend by a group of irresponsible drivers, which causes discomfort to local residents.
"Road users are reminded not to use the roads in the country as racing circuits as a small mistake or negligence could potentially cause danger not only to the driver, but also to passengers and other road users," the police said.
All suspects and vehicles believed to be involved in the activity were brought to Muara Police Station for further investigation and action.