A truck driver, Nurudeen Bashir has been remanded in prison for beating a Vehicle Inspection Officer in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
He was remanded in prison custody by an Abeokuta Chief Magistrate’s Court sitting in Isabo, on Friday.
Bashir was accused of inflicting injuries on a motorcyclist while attempting to escape from the VIO. The prosecutor, Inspector Bukky Abolade, told the court that the accused was stopped by the VIO on duty last Wednesday at Aro in Abeokuta, but failed to produce his vehicle documents.
Abolade explained that Bashir drove one of the officials who entered his vehicle to Oke-Ata, where he and others at large assaulted the official.
The Chief Magistrate, Adeola Adelaja, ordered that Bashir be remanded in the prison custody till December 14, when his application would be considered.