10 months after, RRS arrests tax driver for assaulting FRSC perssonnel in Lagos

CITIZENS COMPASS– 10 months after he assaulted a personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), in Lagos, and evaded arrest, the operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS), in the state, have arrested a taxi driver, Mr Agoola Alabi.

The suspect said to have absconded from the scene after carrying out the offence was arrested on Monday, 25th July, 2022 along Ketu-Ikorodu Road near Owode-Onirin area of Lagos.

Prior to the arrest, he was declared wanted after the incident that led to the injury of Marshal FW IGWE on the 28th September, 2021 along Wempco Road near Sunday Market Ogba.

Following the arrest, Agoola was handed over to the Nigeria Police, Area G, Ogba where the case was reported.

Meanwhile, his vehicle, a Wagon Volvo with number plate DE 179 MUS has been impounded at the FRSC Base for necessary legal action against him.

Reacting to the arrest, the Sector Commander, Lagos State, Corps Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide commended the Nigeria Police for the diligence shown in securing the offender’s arrest.

He also assured members of the intelligence community that FRSC will continue to collaborate and share intelligence with relevant sister security agencies, saying no criminal minded person in the state will go scot-free.

“The arrest of this offender is an indication that more than ever before, security agencies in the state are determined to collaborate with one another to ensure that no criminal minded person in the state escapes the long arms of the law,” the Sector Commander stated.

“I want to thank the Police for the sustained collaboration that has led to this arrest, and I assure the authorities that FRSC will continue to work with all concerned to ensure safety and security of all residents and travellers in the state” he added.


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