By Oyindamola Ruth
The men of Lagos State Police Command on Thursday arrested Mr Sunday Okodo, 38, for knocking down a police officer while trying to escape.
The Daily Page learnt that the man was being arrested by Lagos Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) and Police for driving one way which is against traffic rule.
Confirming the incident, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, said that the driver of a Toyota SUV knocked down Insp. David Zapania in an attempt to escape while driving against traffic.
“Some LASTMA (Lagos State Transport Management Authority) personnel, backed up by the police on enforcement duty on Wednesday arrested a Toyota SUV, driving against the traffic along International Airport road.
“The driver resisted arrest and while trying to escape, knocked down a police inspector from the bridge who fell into a canal,” he said.
Currently, the police inspector who survived the fall, had a fracture in his left arm and is receiving treatment at the hospital.
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