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Hawkers stone a KAI official to death

Hawkers at the Iyana-Oworo area of Lagos State on Wednesday, stone to death, Ayeni Moshood a Kick Against Indiscipline, KAI official after his team arrested two hawkers a 28-year old.

Jeremiah Nnana and 20-year-old  Orichi Nwofokoh for trading on the road which is against the laws of the state.

According to Okarutu Eneji  a colleague of the deceased who witnessed the incident, the arrested traders drew attention of sympathisers after they were kept in a KAI van, marked KRD 643 DS.

“The two illegal highway hawkers started shouting and calling the attention of other hawkers around and in no time they gathered and started throwing stones at the van,” Eneji’s said.

KAI Marshal General, Jimoh Amusat condemned the killing saying he was carrying out his lawful duties.

Moshood’s remains have been deposited in a morgue after he was pronounced dead on arrival at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).

 

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