July 22, 2024

Police arrest Lebanese for knocking down female pedestrian


The Police Command in Lagos Statetate said it had arrested a middle-aged Lebanese, John Greg, who allegedly drove against traffic recklessly, knocked down a pedestrian and escaped.

The command spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest on his verified Twitter handle monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday.

According to Hundeyin, on May 4 at about 7.45 a.m., a middle-aged Lebanese, John Greg drove a Toyota 4Runner recklessly and against traffic on Sanusi Fafunwa Road, Victoria Island.

He said the suspect knocked down one female, Omotomi Akinsanya, which resulted in serious injuries to her leg.

“He sped off but was chased and arrested. The suspect is in our custody. Vehicle impounded and in our station.

“Victim undergoing treatment at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH). The victim’s family was duly informed. Embassy of Lebanon duly informed.

Investigation ongoing,” he said.


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