- Hit and run suspect has been arrested in Lagos state hours after sad incident
- The suspect was caught after an eyewitness reported the incident on Twitter
- Twitter user Buki O also shared a photo of the suspect's plate number and the make of his car
A young man has been arrested by the police in Lagos state for alleged hit and run incident. The arrest was made just hours after a young lady who witnessed the hit and run reported the story on Twitter.
As you know, Twitter is a platform that connects people all over the world and allows us to share stories of injustice, celebration, comedy and so many more.
This time around, the platform played a big role in bringing a man to justice. A young lady identified as Buki O who had witnessed a hit and run in Lagos and she took to the platform to report the incident.
Hours after she reported the incident with the plate number and make of the vehicle that caused the accident, the police arrested the suspect.
Buki O wrote: "Omg. A car just ran a cyclist over and didn’t stop. We are chasing him. #LSD803EH Toyota Camry ."
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In another tweet, a police officer, the commander of Rapid Response Squad (RRS), identified as @TunjiDisu1 had replied and disclosed that the suspect had been caught.
The officer noted that efforts were being made to locate the victim in hospitals around the area the incident occurred.
He tweeted: "Buki, the suspect apprehended and vehicle recovered,effort is on to locate victim in surrounding hospitals,please."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that a keke napep rider was arrested after he knocked down an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority. The driver had been trying to drive against traffic when he knocked down the officer and tried to escape the scene.
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