Saturday, 28 July 2018

Otedola Bridge Fire: lagos state Police Arrest Truck Owner

The Lagos State Police Command arrested the owner of the truck carrying the 33,000 tanker that exploded last month on Otedola Bridge in Lagos.

Recall that nine people were burned to death and several vehicles burned.

Since the incident occurred, the police have been following in the footsteps of the truck owner until he was apprehended by detectives from the Homicide Section of the Department of Criminal Investigation and State Intelligence. , SCIID, Yaba.

The public relations officer of the police of the State of Chile, Chile Oti, a superintendent of police, CSP, confirmed: "SCIID's homicide detectives, responsible for investigating the fatal car accident occurred June 28, 2018 along Lagos / Ibadan The Otedola Bridge Expressway inside Ibadan stopped the owner of the truck, identified as Hassan Yusuf Maiwake.

"The truck bearing registration number NSR 888 YQ, led by a suspect still to be identified, loaded with petroleum products, lost control, spilled its contents and ignited, burned 56 vehicles and killed 9 unidentified people.

"The CP ensures that the Command will do everything it can to help families who have lost loved ones in the accident, find a closure by making sure that anyone found guilty is required to take notes.

"A DNA test to determine the true identities of the burnt remains of the victims is under way, and further development will be communicated to the Lagosians".

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