Transport Conductor Stabs Passenger To Death Over Transport Fare

Transport Conductor Stabs Passenger To Death Over Transport Fare

A 30-year-old man, Omoyeni Ojo, has purportedly been wounded to death by a unidentified transport conductor in the Kilo territory of Surulere, Lagos, amid a warmed trade on transport toll.

The
episode happened on Saturday, November 28, 2015.

The late Omoyeni, it was learnt, boarded a business transport at Ojuelegba range of Surulere and gave the conductor a N500 note in installment of the admission. The conductor was said to have told the expired that he had no lower category of the cash to pay Omoyeni his parity.

The squabble purportedly heightened and the twosome occupied with a battle yet was isolated by different travelers on the transport. The conductor wounded Rowland with a broken container, it developed.

"He (Omoyeni) boarded the business transport at Ojuelegba and gave the conductor N500," said an onlooker who requested that not be specified. "The vehicle charge is just

N50 and he requested an equalization of N450 yet the conductor berated him. They propelled a contention that brought about a battle yet they were isolated by different travelers.

"On getting to Kilo Bus Stop, where he landed, a battle again broke out between the late Omoyeni and the conductor, when the conductor couldn't give his equalization of N450. It was amid the battle that the conductor cut Omoyeni dead with a broken container."

Another observer, who just recognized himself as Gloria, said that Omoyeni fell in a pool of blood and kicked the bucket a couple of minutes after the fact after drivers at an adjacent Taxi Park purportedly declined to take him to doctor's facility. "Omoyeni, otherwise known as Rowland, battled in a pool of his blood for around one hour yet nobody was prepared to take him to healing center. Indeed, even the taxicab drivers around did not help with taking him to healing center before he passed on.

"Presently, we are living in apprehension as young people in the region have promised to take up business transport and cabbies in the group. At this very moment, you can scarcely get business vehicles to take you to Ojuelegba on account of the tragic episode."

There was obvious apprehension among inhabitants when our journalist went by the group on Monday. The occurrence prompted a breakdown of peace as insulted adolescents set the Taxi Park on fire and pursued away the drivers, it was accumulated.

A female occupant who did not need her name in print said that the late Omoyeni was booked to go to the United States of America on December 10, 2015.

"Omoyeni was an agreeable individual and vivacious. He was as of late conceded a visa to go to US and had wanted to leave the shores of Nigeria on December 10. He would have been spared on the off chance that he got brief medicinal consideration, yet cab drivers at Kilo Bus Stop declined to take him to a healing center in spite of the arguing of inhabitants," she said.

The occurrence was supposedly answered to Aguda Police Station, Surulere. At press time, the representative of Lagos Police Command, Mr Joe Offor, did not react to enquiries sent to his cell telephone by our journalist. He likewise neglected to react to calls.