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Man Kills Tricycle Rider over Right of Way in Lagos

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Man Kills Tricycle Rider over Right of Way in Lagos

Ayodeji Dedeigbo

The Nigeria Police has arrested Christian Innocent for putting an end to the life of Aniete Bassay, a Tricycle Operator.

According to news reaching BlackBox Nigeria, Bassay was brought to Randle Hospital Surulere with a broken head but died on arriving at the hospital.

Information gathered by Homicide detectives revealed that the deceased person and Christian Innocent driving a Jeep had a misunderstanding on a major road along Akerele Street, Surulere by Falolu. That during the scuffle, the driver of the Jeep brought out a wheel spanner from his car and hit the deceased person twice on the head.

Christian afterwards drove to an unknown destination, immediately after the incident thinking nobody would be able to identify him.

BlackBox Nigeria gathered that after a thorough and painstaking examination of available traces, the Jeep driver was identified as Christian Innocent, 39years old of No 28 James Robertson Surulere, he was subsequently arrested by a team of detectives led by the Divisional Police Officer Surulere, CSP Jimoh Jabaje on 12th August 2019.

He confessed to having engaged the deceased person in a fight over the right of way. That there was a vulgar abuse between him and the keke rider over who among them have the right of way as they both accused each other of rough driving. But there was no crash between the Jeep and the Keke.

The Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana, told our reporter the suspect will be charged to Court.

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