Viral Video; Husband, Wife attack Policemen on duty

Viral Video; Husband, Wife attack Policemen on duty

A couple has been arrested for attacking a policeman in Oluwaga, Ipaja area of Lagos.

In a video that went viral on social media, the woman was seen assaulting a Police officer.

It was learnt that at around 2.30pm, the couple and their baby were driving a Mercedes Benz without a license plate number.

Three police officers from the Ipaja division, who were conducting routine checks, stopped the car and demanded to know why there was no plate number on the car.

According to the video clip, an attempt by one of the police to sit in the front passenger seat, presumably to take the car to the station, was resisted by the woman who sat there.

After that, the woman, identified as Mrs Adebayo Ayobami, got out of the car, grabbed the police officer by the neck, and slapped him. While holding the police neck with her left hand, she brought out her baby from the car with her right hand.

“See, my baby is crying, my baby is crying,” she was heard saying. She put the baby back in the car and continued to hit him.

The officer almost lost his cool when he attempted to shove the woman. But his colleague warned him not to do so. “Fi sile, ema na o (leave her, don’t beat her),” his colleague was heard saying in Yoruba.

Her husband was seen charging out of the car to his wife’s side. He alerted passers-by. Those who stood by bare watched as the event unfolded.

Lagos State Police Command spokesman, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, said, “A passenger, Mrs Adebayo Ayobami aggressively and disdainfully questioned why the police officers stopped her husband and not other vehicles. She, thereafter, declined to answer any question. In an attempt to get them to the station for further questioning owing to their unprovoked aggressiveness and suspicious behavior, she and her husband, Ayobami Clinton assaulted the police officers.

“The car was impounded. They were arraigned today(yesterday) and the court remanded them at Kirikiri prison”.

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