UPDATE: LAGOS STATE GOVERNMENT ARRAIGNS MAN WHO ASSAULTED A LASTMA OFFICER IN LEKKI
The Lagos State Government has arraigned the man who assaulted an officer of the Lagos State Traffic Manangement Authority (LASTMA) in Lekki before a Chief Magistrate Court in Yaba.
Recall, on November 9, Eons Intelligence reported that the Lagos State Government ordered the arrest of a certain Ben Emmanuel for beating and assaulting a LASTMA officer identified as Ismaila Lukman at the Jakande Junction in Lekki.
This development was made known in a statement issued on Monday, November 16, by the State’s Director of Public Affairs, Ministry of Justice, Kayode Oyekanmi.
The statement reads; “Ben Emmanuel in the company of some persons who are now at large was alleged to have assaulted and inflicted injuries on Ismaila Lukman, a LASTMA officer, while carrying out his assigned official duty on Sunday 8th November 2020 at Jakande Junction area in Lekki,” the statement partly read.
“The state government had through the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo, the Director of Public Prosecutions on November 10, arraigned Ben Emmanuel before Yaba, Chief Magistrate Court on a (2) two count Charge of Grievous Bodily Harm under Section. 245 and Resisting a Public Officer while engaged in the discharge of his Lawful duties under Section 117(1).”