A policeman Inspector Idowu Moses attached to PMF 71 Awa Ijebu narrowly escaped death when a 400-level student at Olabisi Onabanjo University deliberately knocked him down while attempting to escape.
Inspector Idowu Moses was on duty with his colleagues when the suspect driving a fully artificial tinted Toyota Camry car with registration number LND 929 GX loaded with some house properties towards Ibadan Oyo state was flagged down for checking since the occupants were not visible from outside.
NigeriaCrime learned that the driver who refused to stop, accelerated and intentionally knocked down the Inspector.
Unfortunately, inspector Moses sustained a serious bodily injury and became unconscious momentarily. Believing he had killed the policeman the driver continue his journey towards Ibadan road.
NigeriaCrime gathered that the injured policeman was rescued by his colleagues who rushed him to hospital for treatment while others started tracing the suspect towards Ibadan road.
Confirming the arrest, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, Police Public Relations Officer, Ogun State Police Command said the suspect was eventually arrested at a village.” close to Ibadan and brought down to Ijebu Ode area command.
“The Commissioner of Police, CP Lanre Bankole, has ordered that the suspect be charged to court as soon as possible. He also warned that attacking his men while on duty will not be tolerated, therefore, members of the public should desist from such criminal acts.”