One tricycle operator,Francis Anthony, aged 29,has been litigated before a Badagry Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State on Friday for reportedly killing four persons due to careless driving.
It was disclosed to the court by Prosecutor ASP Akpan Nkem that Anthony committed the offence on Dec.11, 2020, about 5:30pm ,at Ganyingbo village along Owode-Apa Expressway in Badagry.
An offence which was said to contravened Sections 19, 15 and 20 of the Road Traffic Law of Lagos State, 2012.
“The defendant was riding the unregistered tricycle without a rider’s permit.
“He drove in a dangerous manner having no regard to all circumstances including nature and use of the highway and caused the death of four persons.
“The dead persons are: Agnes Zannu, 50; Seyiden Musozonu, 14; Gbemi Musozonu, 11 and Olamilekan Musozonu, 9.” Nkem disclosed.
Nevertheless, the Chief Magistrate, Mr Patrick Adekomaiya, while delivering judgement granted Anthony bail in the sum of N1 million with two sureties in like sum,which must be within the court’s jurisdiction, and be gainfully employed.
Adekomaiya furthermore adjourned the case till Jan. 18 for further mention.