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Hit-and-run driver docked for killing 2, injuring 4

BY DAUD  OLATUNJI

ABEOKUTA — An alleged hit-and-run driver, Adegbesan Muritala, was yesterday, docked at a magistrate’s court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta, Ogun State for killing two persons and injuring four others.

Muritala was accused of driving recklessly, thereby hitting six people with his  truck, with number plate, LSR 979 XH, killing two of them  instantly along Abeokuta-Ibadan expressway in Agbetu village in Odeda Local Government Area of Ogun State.

The  prosecutor,  Banji Sangotokun,  told the court that the offence was contrary to and punishable  under Section  325 of the Criminal Code Laws of  Ogun State of  Nigeria, 2006.
Counsel  to the acussed,  Fadhilat Lawal, prayed court to grant her client bail in liberal terms.

Chief Magistrate,  Anthony Araba granted the accused  bail in the sum of N100,000 with one surety in like sum.
The case was adjourned till July 7, 2014 for mention.


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