Thanh Hoa Police pause 'fishing' speeding motorcyclists

Thanh Hoa police using fishing nets to apprehend more than 20 motorbike drivers who were violating traffic rules (File Photo: Tuoi tre)

Police in the northern province of Thanh Hoa said Saturday that they have put on hold the use of fishing nets to apprehend speeding motorbike drivers violating traffic rules, until approval from the Department of Road and Railway Traffic Police.

So far, the local police have used fishing nets to apprehend more than 20 motorbike drivers who were violating traffic rules by not wearing helmets, racing each other and crossing speed limits.

This method to nab speeding motorcyclists is being termed by many as unprofessional and dangerous.

By L. Nguyen - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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