Police arraign fleeing driver who knocked officer into canal | The Guardian Nigeria News



The police in Lagos State have arrested a 38-year-old driver for knocking an officer into a canal while trying to evade arrest by law enforcement agents along Airport Road, Lagos.
The driver, who was caught in a viral video driving against traffic and tipping a policeman over a bridge, was yesterday taken to the Yaba Magistrate Court for arraignment.
A statement yesterday by the police spokesperson, Muyiwa Adejobi, said the reckless driver caused injuries to the officer.
He identified the driver as Sunday Okodo, a resident of Alose Close, Apapa, while the police inspector, who was knocked down, was David Zapania.
“The incident occurred on Wednesday around 5:30 p.m. when some personnel of the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA), who was backed up by the police on enforcement duty within the state, intercepted a Toyota SUV driving against the traffic along International Airport road.

“The driver resisted arrest and while trying to escape, a police…

Source: Guardian Newspaper