Police Charge Driver Who Knocked Off Police Officer For Attempted Murder

Richard Ginika Izuora

The Lagos State Police Command on Friday, February 26, arraigned the erring motorist who knocked a Police officer off the bridge; along the International airport road on February 24, before an Oshodi mobile court.

The video of the driver who was driving against traffic and trying to evade arrest from security agents surfaced online on Thursday, February 25.

As seen in the video, the motorist in the process of trying to evade the scene hit the police officer identified as David Zapanian off the bridge.

The reckless motorist was arraigned before the court on six charges which include Driving against traffic (one way); Resisting arrest; Reckless and dangerous driving; Driving with an invalid driver’s license; Assaulting a Police officer; as well as attempted murder.

The police say he will be arraigned in another court for the attempted murder charge.

At the ruling, no bail or fine was given and he will be remanded in Badagry prison; until March 26 for the next hearing.

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