Man Fined N215,000 Allegedly Commits Suicide In Ogun
There was an intense drama on the premises of the Ogun State Site visitors Compliance and Enforcement Corps on Monday, July 20 after a truck proprietor recognized as Fatai Salami, allegedly dedicated suicide throughout the TRACE premises.
Based on stories, Salami’s driver was arrested final Thursday, July 16 by TRACE officers in Abeokuta for flouting the COVID-19 guidelines within the state. He was accused of not observing social distancing in his truck and likewise not carrying a face masks. The truck was seized and brought to TRACE premises, the place the motive force was fined N250, 000. He instantly known as his boss, Mr Salami who got here in and determined to sleep within the TRACE premises whereas pleading for his truck to be launched.
Based on stories, Salami was in a position to elevate N150,000 which was rejected by the officers. He threatened to commit suicide however was not taken significantly. Salami reportedly drank an insecticide and died.
Talking on the incident, the spokesperson of TRACE, Babatunde Akinbiyi, denied stories the person was a truck proprietor. He additionally denied claims the deceased was fined.
“The person was neither a truck driver nor a truck proprietor. We solely noticed him there, he sat on the ground and the individuals requested him to face up and as he stood up he introduced out one thing from his pocket and drank it.
We later found that it was snipper that he drank. He was rushed to the Common Hospital, the place he gave up the ghost. The case has been reported to the police.” Akinbiyi stated