Nineteen people were issued traffic offence tickets on Monday during a road exercise by police officers in Barataria. The exercise which commenced at 1 pm and ended at 5 pm was supervised by Sgt Blake and Cpl Singh.

Police said 17 were ticketed for failing to wear seatbelts, while two others for using a handheld device while driving. Police said similar road exercises will continue over the coming weeks in various parts of the country.