The motorcyclist attacked the officer when he tried to take an impounded motorcycle
Suspected motorcyclists trooped into the Vehicle inspection Office in Abuja. They went to the office to attack an officer, Abubarkar Eyge. The VIO spokesman, Kalu Emetu said the incident occured at Area 1, Garki District. He said the okada riders attacked the officer when he tried to take an impounded motorcycle to the operational base of the Ministerial Joint Task Force in Wuye District. Emetu said the motocyclist mobilised reigned attacks on the officer thereby inflicting serious injuries on him. The spokesman identified the victim after the incident. He said, “the attack would have been more serious if not for the intervention of passersby. The officer is now receiving treatment at a medical facility.”
Emetu reported that the attacks on VIO has become too frequent and seven officers were killed in the same territory where the incident happened in 2017. The attack on Eyge has been reported to the police and investigation has commenced.
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