Sunday, 26 November 2017

Suspect Beats Police Officer Who Tried To Arrest Him In Lagos

A Police Inspector attached to Olosun Division, Benson Ohiole was battered and suffered a fracture on his head after he attempted to arrest a suspect who vented his anger on him in Lagos. He was brutally attacked, his head broken in the process and was rushed to the hospital as a result of the assault. The incident happened at Mushin area of Lagos where Ohiole went to arrest Omotolani and he resisted the arrest.

According to PM Express, the victim attempted to arrest the suspect for an alleged criminal offence but the suspect maintained his innocence and refused to follow the officer to the police station. However, trouble started when Mr Ohiole attempted to enforce his arrest as an officer, Omotolani then attacked him, reportedly used an object to break his head and escaped.

The victim bled profusely and was taken to a hospital where he was treated and Omotolani was later arrested and detained at the police station.

It was gathered that the suspect insisted that he did not commit any offence when the victim wanted to arrest him to extort money from him which he resisted.

He denied that he attacked him but could not explain how Ohiole sustained serious injury on his head.

The suspect was charged before Ogba Magistrates court for assault.

He pleaded not guilty.

The presiding Magistrate, M.K.O Fadeyi granted him bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum. He was remanded in prison pending when he will perfect his bail condition.

The matter was adjourned till 6 December, 2017.

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