DriverA commercial bus driver, Fred Onwuche, has been arrested for allegedly using a pestle to inflict a deep cut on the head of an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA),  Mr. Kosoko Rasak, at Jakande area, Lekki on Tuesday,December 8, 2020 pin Lagos state.

According to a statement issued by the General Manager, LASTMA, Olajide Oduyoye, the driver was stopped and arrested for not using a seat belt while driving.
The incident resulted in a vicious attack in which the commercial bus driver allegedly used a pestle to inflict a deep cut on the head of the LASTMA officer.

Rasaq was quickly rushed to the hospital for emergency treatment while Onwuche, the suspect was arrested and taken to Ilasan Police Division for further investigation and prosecution.

“The law must go full circle in this case. There should be no shifting of ground or out-of-court settlement in this matter that could have thrown the Agency, colleagues and the family of Mr. Razak into mourning, if not for divine intervention,” LASTMA General Manager said.

This is not the first attack on a LASTMA officials, some of who have died after being attacked at work” Oduoye said.



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