(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) A 50-year-old emirati died after he lost control over his car at the clock roundabout in ras al khaimah (rak) and crashed into a mosque early on friday
Col ali alalaikam director of the traffic and patrols department rak police said the victim veered off the road and crashed into the outside perimeter of the mosque at the roundabout. “the man identified as a.m.a. received grave injuries and fractures and bled so much that he died on the spot.”
193 litterbugs fined
The rak police in collaboration with the department of public works and services has fined 193 people for littering at tourist and camping sites in different areas in the northern emirate.
Brgadier mohammed al nubi deputy chief commandant of the rak police said the emirate-wide campaign launched in january this year is aimed at protecting the environment developing public awareness and keeping the tourist sites clean. “as per article 40 of the traffic law a fine of dh500 is slapped against any motorist who is involved in polluting the environment.”
Article 45 of the same law says that the same fine (dh500) along with four black points shall be imposed on any motorist caught littering or dumping waste on the road.
The rak government has banned passersby and motorists from littering spitting or dumping waste on the road or open areas.