A man who was seen in a viral video trying to evade arrest has been indicted by Police authorities.
Sunday Okodo risks a one-year jail term and losing his vehicle to the state government – It would be recalled that Okodo drove against traffic in order to avoid arrest by security officials.
Okodo was arraigned before the Yaba magistrate court on Thursday, February 25, for driving in the direction prohibited by law (one-way).
It was gathered that the offense is punishable under Part (III) item 25 of the ‘Lagos State Transport Sector Reform Law of 2018 which attracts a one-year jail term and forfeiture of the vehicle to the state government.
The incident caused serious gridlock along the bridge as the driver was forced to stop his vehicle while pedestrians and an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) tried to contain the situation.
The tragic incident was captured in a short video clip posted on Twitter by Bizzle Osikoya @bizzleosikoya.