Commercial bus (danfo) driver arrested for stabbing LASTMA official with knife at Costain, Lagos.
His bus was apprehended for picking passengers on main expressway, thereby causing obstructions.
Reportedly stripped himself naked with serious commotions before the public during arrest.
Dangerous weapons, including cutlass and knife, recovered inside his commercial Volkswagen ‘T4’ bus.
Operatives of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) on Sunday (today) arrested a commercial bus driver for stabbing its official after being apprehended for serious traffic obstruction around Costain, Lagos.
A statement released by the Agency revealed that driver’s bus was apprehended for picking passengers on the main expressway, thereby causing serious traffic obstructions to other road users around Costain inward Iponrin.
“Our enforcement team had successful apprehended the driver despite dangerous driving attempts to escape before he brought out knife and stabbed me”.
“After seeing the deep cut he had inflicted with the knife, he decided to stripped himself naked and caused serious commotions before he was eventually arrested by Police men from Iponri Police Station”.
After his arrest, LASTMA said dangerous weapons, including cutlass and knife, were recovered inside his commercial Volkswagen ‘T4’ bus by security officers.
“The government had confirmed that the arrested driver would be immediately prosecuted to serve as a deterrent hint to other recalcitrant drivers.”