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Lagos arrests 3 police officers for driving on BRT lane

By MONSUR OLOWOOPEJO

IKEJA—Lagos State Government, yesterday, arrested three police officers for violating government’s order banning motorists from the dedicated Bus Rapid Transit, BRT, lane.

Vanguard gathered that the government also impounded a Toyota Hilux van used by the officers who were accosted by men of the Lagos State Transport Management Authority, LASTMA,  in the  Maryland area of the state.

It was further learnt that the officers allegedly assaulted the  LASTMA officials for daring to stop them.

The policemen were said to have pounced on the LASTMA officials, injuring  one of them and leaving his uniform in shreds.

According to an eyewitness, it took the intervention of a LASTMA Monitoring Team backed up by armed policemen to arrest the police officers.


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