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Okada Rider Display His Boxing Skills on Police Officer, Knock His Teeth Out

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Mutiu Adeniji, a 20 year old motorcycle operator, displayed his boxing skills in Lagos by knocking off the tooth of a Police Sergeant, Saheed Bello, after he apprehended him and seized his bike over Lagos traffic laws.


According to our correspondent, the incident happened at Raji Rasaki Street. Aboru, Oke-Odo area of Lagos, where Adeniji was plying late in the evening. The Police sergeant, Bello, attached to Oke-Odo Division suffered his fate after he attempted to enforce the Lagos State laws on motorcycle operators in the State.

Mutiu Adeniji was said to be operating late in the evening beyond the hours allowed for riders to operate in line with the security measures put in place to prevent criminals operating in the evening using motorcycles. While Adeniji was carrying a passenger, Sergeant Bello apprehended him and moved to take his motorcycle to the Police Station for onward movement to the Task Force office in Oshodi.

Mutiu Adenijireportedly grabbed Sergeant Bello, rained blows on his face, knocked off his front tooth and escaped.

The Police officer was taken to an undisclosed hospital for treatment by his colleagues and Adeniji was later arrested. Having been found culpable, he was subsequently charged before the Ogba Magistrates Court for the assault on Bello.

Mutiu pleaded not guilty when he was arraigned.The prosecutor, Inspector Victor Ekadu, then asked the Court to give a date for hearing since he pleaded not guilty to enable the Police to prove that he actually committed the offence.

The Presiding Magistrate, Mrs. M.I. Dan-Oni, granted Adeniji bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum. He was remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail conditions while the matter was adjourned till 6th April, 2020.