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Police, Tricycle riders clash in Lagos

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Aishat Ibrahim

 

Some tricycle riders famously known as Keke Maruwa clashed with Lagos Police Officers at Meiran area of Lagos.

The incident happened earlier on Thursday around the axis of Ile-Iwe bus stop.

According to an eye witness, the incident started after one of the riders refused to give bribe to the police officer.

Meanwhile, the Lagos Commission for Police, Hakeem Odumosu also confirmed to the occurrence of the incident to Channels TV.

While he debunked the allegations of shooting on the scene, he stated that both parties involved, were seriously injured and currently in critical conditions.

Odumosu further said he is awaiting further report from the scene for police to do proper and in-depth investigation to revealed the cause of the clash.

As at the time of compiling this report, Odumosu stated that peace had returned to the entire area as more police has been deployed to the place.

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