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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Driver Arrested For Stealing FRSC's Spare Tyre, Assault In Ogun



Heritage Odih,
 Abeokuta

The Police in Ogun State have arrested an unruly driver who instigated miscreants to attack the Patrol team of the Federal Road Safety Corps(FRSC) on Sunday at the Mowe, Ogun State, stretch of  the Lagos - Ibadan  Expressway.

The Police in Mowe Division who apprehended the fleeing driver after assaulting FRSC Operatives, have handed the suspect to the FRSC.

The FRSC spare Tyre  allegedly stolen during the attack, has been found in the suspect's black Toyota Corolla saloon car marked  KTU 828 CF.

The FRSC Sector Commander for the Ogun State Sector Command, Clement Oladele, who confirmed the arrest, said the suspect would be  prosecuted "for assault, theft and injuries to FRSC operatives while performing their lawful duties."

Oladele stated: "Sequel to the attack of FRSC patrol team at Mowe by the driver of one Toyota Corolla car with registration number KTU828CF who was stopped for driving against traffic last  Sunday 05 January, 2020 on the Lagos  - Ibadan Expressway but instigated some miscreants nearby to join him in attacking and obstructing patrol team from discharging their duties and thereafter  escaped arrest 

"Diligent search from the National Vehicle Identification Scheme tracked the driver who was called on phone to report to the nearest FRSC  Command. 

"He however reported himself to the Nigeria Police Command in Mowe and the DPO Mowe handed him over to the FRSC.

"Upon bringing the arrested driver's  vehicle to the FRSC Command premises in Mowe, the spare tyre of the FRSC patrol vehicle reported missing after  that Sunday  incident was found in the driver's car.
"He is being charged to court for assault, theft and injuries to FRSC operatives while performing their lawful duties."

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