Nov 28, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

Writing about the main

Commotion! Female Passenger Breaks Bottle, Stabs 42-year-old Lagos Uber Driver over N4100 Fare

  • A lady was accused by an Uber driver in Lagos of being mistreated due to a misunderstanding between them
  • According to the driver, the passenger had a passenger He was stabbed with a bottle in a dispute over the fare
  • Meanwhile, neighbors in the area intervened and the driver was then taken to a nearby store for treatment because the police did Investigations into the matter started

Lagos State – A passenger identified only as Laura was killed by a Uber driver accused of stabbing him with a bottle during a heated argument in the Agungi neighborhood of Ajah, Lagos state.

The Punch reports that the Uber driver , identified as Adewale., had taken the lady from Ajao Estate to her friend’s house in Ajah on Tuesday, November 23rd.

When they got to their destination, the driver asked for payment, but Laura allegedly claimed that she could not send him money because her bank’s mobile application was not working.

He stated that he was demanding his full payment of N4.100, but the situation sparked an argument when Laura allegedly used a bottle to stab him for refusing to let her go

Adewale said:

“I pleaded with her to give me my money to avoid delays, but she started laughing . I never knew when she went in, she came back with a bottle. So when she said she would go in without paying my balance, I held her and she attacked me with the bottle. She broke the bottle and stabbed my hand with it. ”

The indigenous man from Ogun state said neighbors took him to a pharmacy for treatment, and he added that he reported the case to the Ilasan Police Station.

An anonymity guard in the area said he was asleep when he heard the argument between drivers and the passenger heard there was peace.

State public relations officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, said police officers had been assigned to arrest Laura, adding that the command was investigating in the case.

Tension in Ondo, as motorcyclists attack barracks, 3 die, police officers, families flee

It was reported that the drivers broke into the gate and threw stones into buildings while police officers and their families went through the back gate fled.

Some police officers climbed over the fence and ran away, while others resisted getting their vehicles out of the barracks.