It was reported that the patrol team on 5th jan; 2020 was attacked when the FRSC officers stopped a driver of a black Toyota Corolla saloon car with registration number KTU 828 CF who was driving against traffic.
Route Commander, Florence Okpe in a statement said, “A case of assault was recorded yesterday Sunday 05 January 2020 at about 1340hrs on the Lagos – Ibadan Expressway when a Patrol Team detailed on traffic control at the Deeper Life turning around the Mowe axis of the Lagos – Ibadan Expressway, were assaulted by a driver of a black Toyota Corolla saloon car with registration number KTU 828 CF”.
“This driver violated traffic laws by driving against traffic and was stopped by the FRSC operatives, In the process, he attacked one of the Marshals, questioning why he should be stopped for driving against traffic”.
“While the Marshal was subtly explaining the danger of his action, the unruly driver instigated some miscreants nearby, who joined him in attacking and obstructing the entire patrol team from discharging their duties.
With the aid of these miscreants, the offender ( driver )was able to escape arrest”. “The team lost two telephone handsets in the process. The case was incidented at the Mowe Police Station. “A manhunt has also be launched to effect his arrest.”