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Ogun state police command has arraigned a driver, Adebayo Sodimu before Chief Magistrate O.M Somefun for allegedly driving in a reckless manner causing the death of one Jelilat Ibrahim.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that Adebayo on October 27,2022 at about 1am in the Lafenwa railway crossing in Abeokuta ,drove a Volvo truck in a manner dangerous to the public which led to the death of a woman.
The defendant was arraigned by Inspector Rawlings Olaide on four count charge bordering on dangerous driving, killing, no driver licence and failure to report the accident before he was apprehended by the police.
The defendant said he was a truck driver and that he lived in Ogun radio in Abeokuta.
The defendant boss , Alhaji told the court that Adebayo was a truck driver and that he worked for him for just two months,saying, he doesn’t know any of his parents or family as he was brought to work for him by one of the other drivers.
The defendant pleaded not guilty to the charge with explanation.
The chief magistrate granted the defendant bail of two hundred thousand naira with surety and evidence of one year tax payment .
The case was adjourned to November 22.
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