The controversial Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (Aarto), which includes the licence points demerit system, has been hit by its latest controversy after the CEO of the Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) was suspended last week on claims of maladministration.

Japh Chuwe, CEO of the RTIA which is responsible for administration of Aarto, was suspended on February 5 after the auditor-general made allegations of “serious maladministration” by Chuwe and other senior officials...

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