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Video: Youths arrested for dangerous driving stunt, Covid violations

Web report/Muscat
Filed on March 19, 2021
Photo: Royal Oman Police/Twitter

A clip of the incident, which happened in Muscat, has been doing the rounds on social media.

A group of young men were arrested in the Sultanate of Oman for engaging in dangerous moves on a public road and jeopardising the lives of others.


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In a video of the incident, which surfaced online, a young man can be seen sitting on a small toy car that was tied to a vehicle and being towed on a public road.

He swerves dangerously across lanes, as he is pulled by the vehicle in front. Several other motorists can be seen on the road behind him, including multiple riders on motorcycles.

According to the official Twitter account of Royal Oman Police, all of the people involved were arrested for committing a dangerous traffic offence.

Furthermore, they were found guilty of violating Covid-19 precautionary measures by gathering together in a public place and not wearing face masks.

The police added that legal measures have been initiated against the offenders.

A clip of the incident, which took place in the capital of Muscat, has been doing the rounds on social media.

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