Abuja - A commercial bus driver has been arrested for manslaughter after being linked to the death of an okada driver in the Alakuko LGA of Lagos State, Pulse reports.
It has been alleged that the bus driver, identified as Tunde, ploughed into the bike rider along a busy road, leading to the man being injured and subsequently succumbing to his injuries.
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Alakuko police have confirmed the arrest and stated that the driver fled the scene following the incident.
The suspect has denied the accident being his fault, saying that the deceased rammed into his bus from the rear while attempting to navigate the busy road.
The suspect has since stated that he fled the scene in order to avoid being lynched by the angry mob.
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