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PNP destroys over 7,000 seized blinkers, sirens, mufflers

By: - Reporter / @CMarquezINQ
/ 01:44 PM May 22, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police – Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) destroyed 7,130 illegal mufflers, blinkers and sirens seized from convoys and motorcades of political parties during the 2019 May midterm election campaign period.

On Wednesday, PNP-HPG destroyed 4,674 LED lights, 27 strobe lights, four dome lights, 592 fog lights, 429 blinkers, 539 open mufflers, 36 sirens, 783 commemorative plates, eight horns, 25 motor plate covers, and 13 beacon lights.

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CRUSHED. Illegal mufflers, blinkers and lights seized from candidates and political groups during the election campaign period are crushed prior to disposal at Camp Crame on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Photo by Consuelo Marquez /INQUIRER.net

PNP-HPG said the destruction of illegal materials served as a warning to violators and to promote road courtesy and discipline.

PNP-HPG said illegal items were confiscated during their “Kontra Wang Wang” operations nationwide.

Presidential Decree 96 prohibits use of sirens, blinkers, horns and other gadgets to cut through traffic. (Editor: Gilbert S. Gaviola)

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