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Kiwi arrested in Hong Kong for riding e-scooter on motorway

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Stories point to a Kiwi passport holder turned into as soon as arrested and charged with three offences after these photos were widely circulated in Hong Kong. Photograph / St.Headline.Com

Hoons on dirtbikes are grabbing consideration in Auckland but a Unusual Zealand man sparked pandemonium in Hong Kong after taking an e-scooter on a motorway.

Images of the scooter rider on a motorway and by the Tseung Kwan O Tunnel circulated on-line presently sooner than authorities investigated.

Hong Kong Police confirmed a Unusual Zealand passport holder turned into as soon as investigated and arrested.

Gradual on Monday night, the 30-300 and sixty five days-musty turned into as soon as charged with riding without a licence, riding an unlicensed automotive and “riding without third birthday celebration insurance coverage.

“Police noticed that a photo that exhibits a particular person riding an electrical scooter by Tseung Kwan O Tunnel in direction of Kowloon had been circulated on a social media platform,” a Hong Kong Police responsibility officer told the Herald.

“The arrestee turned into as soon as released on bail and is required to legend lend a hand to police in early March.”

“The electric scooter has not been legalised for riding on Hong Kong roads to this point,” one native data living reported.

A web site traffic investigation unit in Kowloon East turned into as soon as responsible of the subject.

The Hong Kong 01 web command acknowledged Tseung Kwan O tunnel workers alleged an electrical scooter entered the tunnel in direction of Kwun Tong at 2 pm on Monday.

After recording the actual person’s shrimp print, tunnel workers reportedly organized a automotive to return him and his scooter to Tseung Kwan O.

Unusual Zealand’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Exchange has been approached for comment.

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