Lagos - A 34-year-old truck driver,
Msibawo Ewebiye, who allegedly drove dangerously and damaged a Mercedes Benz
car, was on Monday in Lagos granted N100, 000 bail.
A Surulere Chief Magistrates’ Court, which gave the ruling,
asked Ewebiye to provide two sureties as part of the bail condition.
The Chief Magistrate, Mrs M.I. Dan- Oni, said the sureties must be gainfully
employed and should reside in Lagos State.
She said the sureties must show evidence of tax payment to Lagos State Government.
The accused, who resides at No. 6, Jet Road, Apapa, Lagos, is facing a
three-count charge of driving dangerously and causing damage, driving without
license and vehicle particulars.
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Earlier, the Prosecutor, Sgt. Christopher Okoliko, told the court that the
accused committed the offence at about 2.00 p.m. on Nov. 25 along Badagry
Okoliko alleged that the accused who was driving a 40ft container truck with
registration no. LSD 976 XC drove dangerously, not caring for other road users.
“He ran into the Mercedes Benz E Class with registration
number LRS 765 TF, property of one Emeka Oguetiofor.
“The accused was unable to provide a valid vehicle
particulars and driver’s license,’’ he said.
The offences contravened Sections 19(1) part 5 and 31(1) of the Road Traffic
Law of Lagos State, 2012.
The magistrate adjourned the case to Dec.19 for mention.