Home Metro Driver, 37, Docked For Alleged Recklesss, Unlicensed Driving

Driver, 37, Docked For Alleged Recklesss, Unlicensed Driving


By Ige Adekunle

Sango-Ota(Ogun), – A 37-year old driver, Nanso Sabestine, was on Monday arraigned before an Ota Magistrates’ Court for alleged recklesss and unlicensed drivingSabestine, whose address was not given, is facing a three-count charge of reckless driving, driving without licence and obstruction of traffic.The Police Prosecutor, Insp E.O.Adaraloye, told the court that  Sabestine committed the offences at about 10:30 a.m on Oct.19, at Sango Ota bridge, Abeokuta -Lagos Expressway.Adaraloye said that  the defendant drove an LT bus with registration number SMK 391 XY in a dangerous manner and knocked down a pedestrian, named Bose Jaji.”He drove without a driver’s liscence. He parked in an authorized portion of the highway, thereby obstructing traffic flow,” he said.The prosecutor said the offences contravened the Federal Highway Act Cap.135, Laws of Federation, 2006.The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charges.The Magistrate, Mrs A.O.Adeyemi, admitted the defendant to bail in the sun of N30,000 with one surety in like sum.Adeyemi ordered that the surety must reside within the court’s jurisdiction and should be gainfully employed with an evidence of tax payment to Ogun Government.She adjourned the case until Nov.10 for further hearing.(NAN)

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