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Lebanese Arrested In Lagos For Driving Recklessly, Knocking Pedestrian Down



The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a Lebanese, John Greg, for allegedly knocking a pedestrian down while driving against traffic.

The Command made this known on Thursday through its spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin who confirmed the arrest of Greg who had earlier fled the scene of the accident.

According to Hundeyin, on May 4 at about 7.45 a.m., a middle aged Lebanese by name John Greg drove a Toyota 4Runner recklessly and against traffic on Sanusi Fafunwa Road, Victoria Island.

He identified the victim of the unfortunate incident as Omotomi Akinsanya and stated that it resulted in serious injuries to her leg.

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“He sped off but was chased and arrested. Suspect in our custody. Vehicle impounded and in our station.

“Victim undergoing treatment at Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH). Victim’s family was duly informed. Embassy of Lebanon duly informed.

Investigation ongoing,” he said.

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