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Police arrests motorist for allegedly assaulting an officer in Lagos

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Billy Tokunbo, a motorist has been arrested by Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command, for allegedly assaulting a policeman and also driving against the traffic in the Isolo/Okota area of the state.

SP Benjamin Hundeyin, the command’s spokesperson, confirmed the arrest on his verified Twitter handle on Friday.

He said, “Billy Tokunbo, who drove against traffic, was immediately arrested. His Toyota Corolla car with registration number LSR 430 FT was equally impounded immediately.

”He is to be arraigned for his traffic offense and assault on a police officer.”

CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the Force spokesman, in reaction to the assault, frowned at the act where some lawless members of the public assault police officers on duty.

Adejobi via his verified Twitter handle said, “In as much as we strive hard to respect people’s dignity, and rights, we deserve to be respected as well.”

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