- There is tension in the air as angry youth living on the Jakande Estate in the Isolo area of Lagos state have taken the law into their hands
- Meanwhile, the spokesman for the State police commandos, Benjamin Hundeyin, who confirmed the development, noting that the area has returned to normal
< li>This time they burned down twenty motorcycles in the area after a motorcyclist reportedly killed a pedestrian, who died instantly
Am Thursday, June 9, several youths came to Jakande Estate, Isolo, burned down over 20 commercial motorcycles owned by drivers in the area, Channels TV reports.
An eyewitness According to the incident, the incident happened after a driver on a one-way street reportedly struck a pedestrian, who died instantly.
In retaliation, the youths in the area hijacked every motorcycle in sight and set it on fire.
Lagos Police respond
< p class="align-left">In response to the incident, Lagos State Police spokesman Benjamin Hundeyin announced that Divisional Police Officer in the Folorunsho area Gabriel immediately responded to the emergency, rescuing the suspect from the mob attack and evacuated the body from the crime scene.
Jakande youths react angrily, Benjamin Hundeyin condemned their action
However, the youths attacked motorbike owners and lost their livelihoods on fire.
The speaker condemned the act of jungle justice and warned that anyone caught will be treated in accordance with the law.
Normality has returned to the area as security forces on site s ind to forestall further mob action.
After sound engineer’s death, Sanwo-Olu takes serious action against Okada drivers
Previously, Lagosians had Sanwo- Olu called to save Resi bumps the city from the barbaric attitude of Okada drivers after the gruesome murder of 36-year-old sound engineer David Imoh.
In response to the call , Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu issued an order regarding commercial motorcycle activities in Lagos State.
This happened when the governor lifted the ban on Okada riders after the death of Sunday Imoh in some re-imposed local government areas of the state.
Pandemonium in Lagos as Okada drivers and police clash
Meanwhile, reports indicated that there in Ojo Local announced a growing protest on Thursday May 19th Lagos Government area over the ban that Mot cyclists (Okada) in the state.
It was determined that police officers from Onireke Police Station had already begun enforcing the order in the area by impounding several motorcycles.
Legit.ng learned that the police action prompted some of the commercial motorcyclists to resist the police who were on duty along the Mile 2 – Badagry dual carriageway.< /p>