December 29, 2017 – Bus Conductor Beats Up Colleague, Knocks Out His Teeth In Apapa Lagos
Mr Rasheed Balogun, a bus conductor who allegedly beat up a fellow conductor and removed three of his teeth, has been granted bail by an Apapa Magistrates’ Court.
The court gave the 30-year-old accused a N200,000 bail, with two sureties in the like sum.
Magistrate M.A Etti said the sureties should be gainfully employed and should show evidence of two years’ tax payment to the Lagos State Government.
Etti adjourned till January 5.
Balogun, who lives at Amukoko, Apapa, Lagos, is facing a two count-charge of assault.
Prosecuting Sergeant Olusegun Kokoye told the court that the accused committed the offence on November 6, at Alafia Bus Stop, Amukoko, Apapa, Lagos.
Kokoye said the accused punched Lukman Afolabi in the mouth, removing his three front teeth.
The complainant, he added was also injured on his lower lip.
The prosecutor said the fight started after the duo had an argument over money.
He said efforts by some pedestrians to settle the dispute failed.
Kokoye said the complainant reported the case at the police station and the accused was arrested.