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In Lagos Driver, conductor arraigned before court for allegedly battering 5 VIO officials

The reports reveal that the suspects, Yohanna Amos, 32 and his conductor, Baba Muibi, 25 had reportedly assaulted the officials with wooden planks, inflicting serious injuries to their heads and bodies.

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Driver and conductor accused of assaulting five VIO officials

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News reports have revealed the arraignment of a truck driver and his conductor for allegedly assaulting five VIO officials who had been on lawful duty.

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The reports reveal that the suspects, Yohanna Amos, 32 and his conductor, Baba Muibi, 25 had reportedly assaulted the officials with wooden planks, inflicting serious injuries to their heads and bodies.

Police officers attached to the Maroko Division, Lekki, Lagos, have reportedly identified the victims as Anjorin John Olufolahan, Idowu Femi, Onanuga Adeleye Sunday, Sifawu Timirisiya and Tijani Rasak.

PM News reports that the Police prosecutor, Sgt Nicolas Akpene, has informed the court that the accused persons allegedly committed the offence on March 29, 2016 along Ligali Ayorinde Street, Victoria Island, Lagos.

Sgt Akpene also revealed to the court, presided over by Magistrate, Mr P.A Adekomaiya, that the injured officers had stopped a truck with registration number, FKJ 402 XS which was being driven by the first accused, demanding for his driver's licence and vehicle papers.

Instead of obeying the officers and producing the necessary documents, the accused and his conductor had allegedly attacked the officers with wooden planks, inflicting serious injuries on them for daring to ask for their vehicle documents.

The accused persons have reportedly pleaded not guilty to the police allegations.

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Magistrate Adekomaiya has reportedly admitted them to bail in the sum of N20,000 each with one surety each in like sum.

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