A mobile policeman yesterday afternoon attacked three officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, and knocked one unconscious following an argument along Ashabi Cole off Lateef Jakande road Agidingbi in Ikeja.
Trouble started when LASTMA officials
attempted to tow a vehicle parked in front of a bank which was causing
traffic. The police officers guarding the bank challenged the LASTMA
officials and tried to prevent them from towing the vehicle which was
said to belong to a bank customer. An arguement ensued and before anyone
could stop it, one LASTMA official was rushed to the hospital after a
police man gave him a head butt and smashed the butt of his gun into his
When other LASTMA officials saw what had happened to their
colleague, they turned the whole scene into a free for all show as both
parties started arguing and fighting.
Head of LASTMA confirmed the incident and said the unconscious official is receiving medical attention.