A 20-year-old man has been remanded in prison custody for allegedly beating and injuring a LASTMA official going about his lawful duties.
PM Express gathered that the Akwa Ibom State-born suspect was arrested by the operatives of the Lagos State Task Force after he attacked and wounded Olumide who was on official duty in the Ajah area of the state.
Archibong allegedly attacked and obstructed a Team (B) LASTMA officials, Zone 14, on the Lekki-Ajah axis from impounding a commercial Volkswagen bus with registration number FKJ 688 XV whose driver resisted an arrest for picking and dropping passengers at an unauthorized place in the area.
Archibong who resides at Jakande Estate, Lekki, Phase 1, was charged with assault, obstruction, and conduct likely to cause the breach of peace under the criminal code before the presiding Magistrate, Adepeju Odusanya, who granted him bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum after he pleaded not guilty.
He was remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail condition while the matter was adjourned to February 28, 2017, for further hearing.