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BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by prof2007: 2:26am On May 20
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a Bus Rapid Transit driver, Collins Nnodi, who went into hiding after ramming a businesswoman, Grace Okeleke, to death in the Agric area of Ikorodu.

PUNCH Metro had reported that Grace, wife of the Head of Public Relations, Globacom, Andrew Okeleke, attempted to cross the road after being dropped off by her driver around 7.20pm, on Monday, May 11, 2020, when Nnodi, who was driving a BRT bus with number plate, EPE 59 XR, knocked her down. While the businesswoman died on the spot, Nnodi, however, zoomed off and abandoned the victim at the scene of the accident.

Annoyed by the development, an angry mob vandalised some BRT buses plying the route. Chief Security Officer, Primero Transport Services Limited (the franchise holder of the BRT buses), Cletus Okodolor, while commiserating with the family, said efforts were on to apprehend Nnodi for abandoning the victim at the scene of the crash.

Okodolor told our correspondent on Monday that the fleeing driver had been arrested, adding that his guarantor facilitated his arrest. He stated, “Initially, the family of the victim thought we were hiding the busman, but we don’t do that and we disassociate ourselves from what the busman did. Why would he run? What we told them was that if an accident occurs, they should report at the nearest police station.

“We were able to apprehend the fleeing busman on Friday and we took him to the police station. We arrested him through his second guarantor, whom we told the implication of what he did. So, he cooperated and he even said the busman did not inform him about the incident.”

When contacted, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Bala Elkana, confirmed Nnodi’s arrest saying, “The DPO confirmed to me that the accident happened. The woman was about to cross the road and she was knocked down by the BRT bus. The driver has been apprehended and the bus has also been impounded. Investigation is ongoing.”

SOURCE: https://punchng.com/brt-driver-who-killed-businesswoman-handed-over-to-police/

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Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by Auxtin85(m): 2:27am On May 20
Those guys drives on the BRT lane like it’s their inheritance, like they have been instructed to crush anything on that lane

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Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by Dididrumz(m): 2:31am On May 20
Hope he's made to regret His action for life

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Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by matrix199(m): 2:40am On May 20
If he had just turned himself in on that fateful day, his charge would have been 'Accidental Killing'. Likely spend some few years in jail, and later released on compassionate ground.




But no, he blew it by driving off. Now he'll be charged for murder if after investigation it was found he had the choice of slowing down to let the victim cross but chose to maintain his speed. His defence would have been he didn't see the victim, but a counter claim would be established. They'll ask him if the victim was a spirit/ghost that made it impossible for him to see.


Like I said, he blew his chances of getting a 'manslaughter' charge when he chose to drive off without halting to help the victim/check if she's still alive.

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Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by Iamundisputed: 2:49am On May 20
Auxtin85:
Those guys drives on the BRT lane like it’s their inheritance, like they have been instructed to crush anything on that lane

It's like an unwritten rule on our roads, but these guys take it too far as they don't care about human lives, until they kill someone before their eyes clear.

Trailers, oil tankers and container trucks are the kings of the road, the BRT and LT Buses take second place, Danfo Buses take third place and SUV/Jeep owners intimidate car users.

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Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by longetivity(m): 5:04am On May 20
rip to the dead
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by StubbornGENIUS(m): 6:45am On May 20
Good work by the security agents.Hopefully justice will be served
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by money121(m): 10:46am On May 20
Ok
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by MrCuteking(m): 10:46am On May 20
Nice one, I hope he doesn't get released. Well, I wish Nigeria is a country. Dangote and BRT drivers misbehave because of one insurance useless policy.


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Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by DenreleDave(f): 10:46am On May 20
How can BRT passenger hit a businesswoman?

Why are the police not doing their work well?

A passenger is not the driver, the driver Sud be arrested..... Not the passenger..

Moreover where in warri did this happen and when did delta started using BRT?

Isn't BRT meant for only kano state?
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by GrammarNazi1(m): 10:46am On May 20
Auxtin85:
Those guys drives on the BRT lane like it’s their inheritance, like they have been instructed to crush anything on that lane
...guys drive...

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Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by kerry57: 10:47am On May 20
Why running when u can stop and take the woman to hospital which might probably save her life and if not God,police,humans and nature will know that it was an accident and u have tried help ur victim.

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Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by wetmenow: 10:47am On May 20
good.
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by shakushakuist(f): 10:47am On May 20
Rip & good
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by fairfora: 10:47am On May 20
Lockdown is over now...na to dey read all these kain bizzare news again sad
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by oyewale0001(m): 10:47am On May 20
It is well.
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by okomile(f): 10:47am On May 20
Na mistake

RIP madam
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by SmartyPants(m): 10:48am On May 20
matrix199:
If he had just turned himself in on that fateful day, his charge would have been 'Accidental Killing'. Likely spend some few years in jail, and later released on compassionate ground.




But no, he blew it by driving off. Now he'll be charged for murder if after investigation it was found he had the choice of slowing down to let the victim cross but chose to maintain his speed. His defence would have been he didn't see the victim, but a counter claim would be established. They'll ask him if the victim was a spirit/ghost that made it impossible for him to see.


Like I said, he blew his chances of getting a 'manslaughter' charge when he chose to drive off without halting to help the victim/check if she's still alive.

Murder requires proof of malice aforethought. If they charge him with murder he will go free.

The appropriate charges are:

Manslaughter along with a separate charge for fleeing the scene.

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Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by Lexusgs430: 10:48am On May 20
He could run, but not hide......
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by Nonso92(m): 10:48am On May 20
Nemesis would always catch up

How long did he think he was gon' hide?

RIP to the dead.
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by Kingpele(m): 10:48am On May 20
; lipsrsealed lipsrsealed undecided shocked, in life you can't run from your shadows, this man could have simply handed himself over to police if he didn't kill the woman intentionally but I understand one could be irrational if faced with this kind of dilemma.. Now he will go in for manslaughter... Chai RIP good woman
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by YorubaKinging: 10:49am On May 20
The end is near
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by chuksbaby: 10:49am On May 20
Last last, We go dey alright..
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by DenreleDave(f): 10:49am On May 20
GrammarNazi1:
...guys drive...

Bros, seems u just came back from ban

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Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by Lanre4uonly(m): 10:50am On May 20
This is the result of speed.
May the soul of the departed rest in peace.
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by beautyhd: 10:50am On May 20
His first crime was running away after hitting the woman.

Yes, based on the location and time of the accident, he could have been lynched by the people around, he was supposed to report himself to the nearest police station and take them back to the scene of the accident.

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Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by Kingpele(m): 10:51am On May 20
sad RIP woman of God
Re: BRT Driver Who Killed Businesswoman Handed Over To Police by IAmSkinny: 10:52am On May 20
Let the law decide his fate.
May the lady's soul rest in peace.
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