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24 year old caught driving 20 times over limit and speeding in Xylophagou

A 24 year old man is under arrest for a series of serious traffic offences including drunk driving, speeding, failing to stop at a stop sign and driving against the flow of traffic, the Cyprus News Agency reports.

Police said that a little after 9.30 pm on Tuesday night, Famagusta district traffic police arrested the 24 year old — an EU citizen permanent resident of  the area — for reckless driving in a residential area.

The young man tested positive for alcohol  — 181 mg%  which is 20 times the legal limit of 9mg%, failing to comply with a signal from a uniformed police officer, speeding, failing to stop at a stop sign and driving against the flow of traffic,

He remains in police custody and will appear before Famagusta district court today to be charged.

 

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