Commercial driver arraigned for dangerous driving

Commercial driver arraigned for dangerous driving

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 12:45 pm

The Police on Tuesday arraigned a 28-year-old commercial driver, Olusola Adeleye, in an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State, over alleged dangerous driving.

The prosecutor, Insp. Zedekiah Orogbemi, told the court that the defendant on April 19, around 2.00 p.m. drove dangerously a commercial Picnic car with registration No. Ondo KTP 500 AA, on the Okitipupa-Ore highway.

He said that the accused allegedly hit one Rekiat Keshinro from behind, causing her severe injuries, which led to hospitalisation.

Orogbemi said that the offence contravened Sections 5, Federal Highway Act, Cap F13, Vol.VI, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004.

The Magistrate, Mr Banji Ayeomoni, granted the accused bail in the sum of N50,000 with a surety in like sum and adjourned the case until May 15 for further hearing.


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