Police Arrests SUV Driver Who Killed Tricycle Rider Over Right Of Way In Lagos


A person recognized as Christian Harmless has been arrested by the police for allegedly killing one Aniete Bassey, a tricycle rider, throughout a brawl over proper of method. 

Harmless allegedly hit Bassey with a wheel spanner on his head, ensuing to deadly accidents that finally led to his loss of life.

Spokesperson for the Lagos State Police Command, Bala Elkana, confirmed the incident to Sahara Reporterson Tuesday.

The command stated it turned conscious of the incident when Surulere Police Station acquired a misery name from Randle Hospital a few dead-on-arrival affected person. 

Elkana stated, “Data gathered by murder detectives revealed that the deceased individual and a but to be recognized individual in a Sports activities Utility Automobile had a misunderstanding on a serious street alongside Akerele Avenue, Surulere, Lagos. 

“Throughout the scuffle, the motive force of the SUV introduced out a wheel spanner from his automobile and hit the deceased individual twice on the top. 

“The driving force drove to an unknown vacation spot instantly after the incident. 

“After a radical and painstaking examination of obtainable traces, the SUV driver was recognized as Christian Harmless ‘m’ 39 years previous of No 28 James Robertson Surulere and arrested by a staff of detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer of Surulere. 

“He confessed to having engaged the deceased individual in a combat over proper of method. 

“He claimed there was a vulgar abuse between him and the tricycle rider over who amongst them have the fitting of method as they each accused one another of tough driving.”

Elkana disclosed that the suspect could be charged to courtroom for prosecution on the finish of investigation into the matter.


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