Commotion As Bus Driver Goes Wild, Beats His Personal Passenger To Demise In Lagos
The PUNCH experiences that the Lagos State Police Command has arrested a industrial driver, Habeeb Quadri, for allegedly assaulting a passenger, Emmanuel James, within the Surulere space of the state, leading to his loss of life.
Quadri was arrested by the Bode Thomas Police Division on Thursday with eyewitnesses claiming that the driving force hit James within the chest over a difficulty bordering on cash throughout which the deceased slumped. The scuffle occurred on the Bode Thomas Junction.
The PUNCH correspondent was instructed that the incident precipitated confusion on the junction as different passengers and passersby tried to revive James to no avail.
They reportedly thereafter prevented Quadri from escaping from the scene.
A police supply narrated that the deceased’s son reported the matter on the station, after James was rushed to the hospital however confirmed useless by a health care provider.
The supply stated, “It’s a homicide case and we’re investigating it. On July 20, about 9am, the passenger’s son, who recognized himself as Emmanuel Kayode, got here to the station.
“He and his father lived on Olatunde Onimole Road, Aguda within the Surulere space. He reported that his father was assaulted by a industrial driver named Habeeb Quadri on the Bode Thomas Junction. The person was thereafter rushed to the hospital after he collapsed instantly.
“The son acknowledged additional that the hospital rejected him and primarily based on the person’s important situation, he was taken again house for therapy. Alongside the road, he gave up the ghost. We now have taken the assertion of the complainant. The scene of the incident was additionally visited. The suspect has been arrested.”
The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, SP Bala Elkana, confirmed Quadri’s arrest, including that the matter had been transferred to the State Prison Investigation Division, Yaba, for additional investigation.
He stated, “The case is presently with the SCIID. Investigation is ongoing and the suspect will quickly be charged.”