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Keke rider stabs 6 LASTMA officials over traffic squabble




A tricycle rider popularly called keke, on Monday morning stabbed six officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) following a squabble.
The incidence which happened on Allen Avenue, Ikeja area of the state caused a minor commotion as people took to their heels as blood was spilt.

Trouble started when some LASTMA officials stopped the rider, a Hausa man for not stopping at an intersection when the traffic light indicated red.

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During the ensuing argument the keke rider brought out a dagger and stabbed six of the officials, as others took to their heels on sighting what happened to their colleagues.

It took the emergence of area boys who seized the mallam and disarmed him, to restore some calm in the area.

The suspect was later handed over to policemen who later arrived the scene, and took him away in handcuffs.
The stabbed LASTMA officials were later rushed to a nearby hospital.

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  1. Roland Uchendu Pele

    November 28, 2016 at 2:34 pm

    The Hausas are a no-nonsense people. It doesn’t matter where they are or the kind of job they engage in; they go everywhere with instruments of defence to harm any threat or enemy.

    • Joy Madu

      November 28, 2016 at 9:43 pm

      Hmmm this Hausa are agent of devil please the lastman should be very very carful with the blood suckers. Hausa has bad mind and that is why they can not prosper in life


    November 28, 2016 at 2:36 pm

    Serve them right as those lastma might wanted to collect money from the mallam and as mallam, he gave them dagger for money.

  3. Johnson Amadi

    November 28, 2016 at 2:39 pm

    LASTMA can be a pain in the ass most times, but that doesn’t give anyone the right to assault them because they are carrying out their duties.

    • Amarachi Okoye

      November 28, 2016 at 9:38 pm

      If there duties is been carryout that doesn’t mean they should insult the keke because they are officers

      • seyi jelili

        November 29, 2016 at 2:47 am

        If lastma don catch u before, u no go pity them. They r worst than police.

  4. Margret Dickson

    November 28, 2016 at 2:40 pm

    This is a type of occupational hazard no one prays for. If the court prosecutes the keke rider, the deed has been done and the victims will never forget the incident in their lifetime, provided they survive the attack.

    • Balarabe musa

      November 29, 2016 at 3:21 am

      Every work has its own hazard. Just that security work is more hazardous. God will help us.

  5. Emmanuel Alayegbami

    November 29, 2016 at 3:04 am

    I won’t want to believe this news. It’s not possible to stab 6 officers just like that no matter how fast you are.

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