Truck Driver In Ojuelegba Accident In Court For Multiple Manslaughter

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Ojuelegba truck driver in court: Driver accused of multiple manslaughter

Ojuelegba truck driver in court

The truck driver whose container fell off the Ojuelegba bridge and killed 3 people has been remanded in prison by a Lagos court.

Ojuelegba truck driver in court: Driver accused of multiple manslaughter
Ojuelegba truck driver in court: Driver accused of multiple manslaughter

The driver, Wasiu Adeleke, was arraigned before the Lagos Magistrate Court in Yaba by the Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department of Lagos State Police Command for multiple manslaughter.

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Adeleke was ordered to be remanded by magistrate, Mrs Folashade Botoku.

The CIID has arraigned Adeleke on an 11-count charge that included gross negligence and reckless disregard for human life, reckless and dangerous driving, driving in public highway without valid driver’s license, a valid MOT Test Certificate, road worthiness certificate, vehicle license and unlawful damage.

He was accused of killing 3 people in the incident, and also damaging property by  the prosecuting Police officer, Godwin Osuyi.

Wana

Wana

Quo non Ascendam. Writer.
E-mail: wana@360nobs.com

1 comment

  1. what about the owner of the truck? He is vicariously liable for any actions the driver undertook during the course of carrying out his services as a driver.

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