The Lagos State Police Command has arrested the truck driver, Okonlawon Sodiq, and the owner of the truck, Wasiu Lekan, that crushed to death two staff members of the Federal Aviation Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on July 26, Chidinma Ajoku and Chima Nnaekpe in Lagos.
The Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, announced this development at a press conference in the state command headquarters in Ikeja today August 18.
Although the truck driver, Sodiq, fled the scene of the accident, he was arrested by a team of detectives from Ilasamanja division on Friday August 7.
“The truck owner, Wasiu Lekan, was equally arrested for operating an unlashed container,” the CP added.
According to Odumosu, the suspects will be prosecuted, as he warned operators of containers in the state to comply with safety rules especially lashing their containers or face the full weight of the law.Follow us on social media