The Lagos State Police Command has charged a banker, Obi Adaobi, with assaulting a Divisional Police Officer in the state, SP Sina Olunlade.
Adaobi, who works with a bank in Marina, Lagos Island, was arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrate’s Court on two counts bordering on breach of the peace and assault.
The banker was accused of grabbing the officer attached to the Ebute Ero Police Division by the uniform while he was on duty in Marina. PUNCH Metro learnt that the DPO had led a team to the area around 5am on Friday, January 27, after receiving a distress call that a high-tension wire fell to the ground and could endanger the lives of passersby.
It was gathered that 28-year-old Adaobi, who was on the way to her office, stopped at the scene to observe what was happening.
The DPO was said to have shouted at her to leave the scene, but the banker reportedly cautioned him, leading to an altercation. Read more