PHOTOS: LASTMA Official Beaten Blue-Black In Ikorodu

PHOTOS: LASTMA Official Beaten Blue-Black In Ikorodu

It was a scene to behold earlier today in Ikorodu area of Lagos State, after some aggrieved workers beat up an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA).

According twitter user, @biggyli, who tweeted about the incident with photos, the LASTMA official trailed a driver that disobeyed traffic rules, but was trying to escape. The defaulting driver, who was driving a company vehicle was said to have quickly drove into the premises of his company in a bid to avoid the LASTMA official meeting up with him, and eventually fining him for disobeying traffic rules.

READ ALSO: Bus Conductor Beaten To Coma By Female Soldier

It was said that an argument ensued between the driver and the LASTMA official, a development that led to the latter being beaten blue-black. Sympathisers were seen trying to pull him up after he was beaten and pushed to the ground by some of the company's staff.

See photos below:


Not long ago, A policeman attached to the Ijaiye Ojokoro Police Station in Lagos State, was also beaten to a point of coma by a commercial bus driver named, Idowu Arisekola, his conductor and some touts.


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