Guayaquil to limit motorcycle travel to one person overnight

In response to the increase in robberies being perpetrated by pairs of criminals on motorcycles, Guayaquil has instituted a new measure restricting motorcycle travel to one person during select hours of the evening and nighttime. To provide safety for its citizens, the National Police will focus its controls and increase patrols during the indicated hours, taking into account the new strategy of criminals. Starting Monday, March 16, 2020, from 19:00 to 07:00, only “one person (man) will travel by motorcycle,” according to a statement from the Citizen Security Corporation that was issued Wednesday afternoon. The measure was adopted based on…

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