Mr Ben Emmanuel, who allegedly assaulted a LASTMA officer was, Monday, arraigned before a Chief Magistrate Court in Yaba.
Emmanuel, in the company of some persons, who are now at large, was alleged to have assaulted and inflicted injuries on Ismaila Lukman, a LASTMA officer, while carrying out his official duty on Sunday, 8th November, 2020 at Jakande Junction, Lekki, Lagos State.
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The accused person is facing a two-count charge of grievous bodily harm under Section 245 and resisting a public officer while discharging his lawful duties under Section 117(1).
The magistrate court granted the accused bail in the sum of N500,000 with two sureties, while the case was adjourned till 26th November, 2020 for trial.
Meanwhile, the Lagos State Attorney General, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, has sounded a note of warning to members of the public to stop harassment of officials of the state government carrying out their lawful duties.