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Man Blocks The Road, Forces Soldier To Pay N100k For Damaging His Tyre

Nwogbunyama Emeka

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This drama took place on Thursday at the border town between Benue and Nsukka, Enugu.

A driver fought tooth and nail for his right and was finally rewarded for his bravery even after facing all sorts of intimidation by the police and some military men.

A soldier had shot the tyre of a petrol tanker because the driver wouldn’t give him bribe. However, the driver angrily steered his tanker across the road and blocked other road users.





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Some other petrol tanker drivers helped in blocking the road with their tanker making the matter to become more serious. The entire road was blocked and there were literally no movement in and out of the coal city state.

The driver whose tyre was shot demanded for N120k to buy another tyre. Even though some police men came and casted their intimidation but the man wasn’t jittered; he stood his ground.

Eventually, the driver reduced his demand to N100k after so much pleading and the soldier made a bank transfer to him.

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Emeka is a Contributor at Autojosh. A graduate of Electrical/Electronic Engineering with a B.Eng degree. Emeka is a car enthusiast who is interested in traveling, writing, movies and driving. He also loves drinking garri with cold water.

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