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Police arrest two for assaulting officer in Lagos

The police in Lagos, on Friday, said it arrested two employees of a transport company for allegedly assaulting a policeman on duty.

The Police Public Relations Officers (PRO) in Lagos, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, confirmed the arrest on Friday in a statement.

Hundeyin said that the crime was committed against one Insp. Rowland Uankhehi at 7:00 a.m. on Friday at Cele sus stop, on Oshodi/Mile 2 expressway.

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He said that the suspects beat up the police officer after he had arrested a recalcitrant motorcyclist at Okota road, Cele bus stop.

“The inspector sustained varying degrees of injuries before he was rescued.

“Meanwhile, the suspects arrested are in custody and will be charged to court accordingly,” the police PRO said.

Meanwhile, a popular Nigeria musician, Ice Prince was arrested by the Lagos state police command, for assaulting a police officer.

He regained freedom yesterday  after spending two weeks in custody.

Making a statement for the first times since his release,  the artist shared on his Twitter handle; “Freedom is priceless.”


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