Last updated on August 6th, 2023 at 06:34 am
A Lagos traffic offender has broken a beer bottle on the head of a Police officer while he was being arrested for violating a traffic law.
The traffic officer Daudu Ajayi, attached to the Abattoir Division of the Command.
was said to have made an attempt to arrest the offender.
This happened a few days after a viral video showed where a traffic offender assaulted a police officer in the commercial city.
In a viral video, the traffic offender was seen smashing a bottle on the policeman’s head unprovoked.
A voice from one of the onlooker was heard egging on the traffic offender to smash the bottle on the policemen’s head.
Lagos Police Command Vows To Apprehend Offender
Meanwhile, Lagos State Police Command has vowed to arrest the traffic offender who perpetrated the act.
In a statement spokesperson, Olumuyiwa Adejobi vowed to apprehend fleeing motorist, perpetrators, saying an investigation had been launched into the attack on the traffic officer.
“The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, was taken aback by the act of the driver and some individuals in the viral video and ordered that the case be thoroughly investigated while the driver and his accomplices involved in the dastardly act be caused to face the full wrath of the law.
“The fact of the case is that on Wednesday 21st April, 2021, about 12.30 pm, there was a case of hit and run serious accident involving a vehicle with Reg No BDG 756 YA, which hit a Camry car with Reg No. KJA 281 GQ, and as a result a motorcycle rider, Ashiru Saadu, m, was affected and seriously injured.
“In the process, the driver of the Camry car waited but the driver of the Dyna vehicle with Reg. No. BDG 746 YA escaped from the scene. Then, the Traffic Officer gave him a chase and was stopped at Pipeline Area Oko-Oba, Lagos. The driver alighted from the vehicle, pounced on the Traffic Officer, and broke a bottle on his head. The officer sustained varying degree of injuries.
The statement says that the Lagos Commissioner of Police warned the general public to desist from launching attacks on police personnel and other security agencies in the state.