There has been pandemonium on Thursday at Kara on the Lagos-Ibadan freeway, as a woman MOPOL fired teargas canister interior a industrial bus because she changed into allegedly requested to pay N300 fare.
The woman, whose photo became taken at the scene and given by means of one of the passengers, had reportedly boarded the bus from Berger in Lagos en route to Mowe in Ogun nation.
It become accrued that the 14-seater bus carrying children aged between two and 7, and adults, started out the journey from the bus park, however the female refused to pay fare.
“The conductor demanded N300 fare from her, however the female snapped that she become an officer and might now not pay. The conductor told the woman that it changed into too early for him to incur the sort of loss. That he could have given her a unfastened ride if it were in the evening.
“an argument ensued and passengers supported the conductor that the policewoman should pay her fare. She turned into asked to alight if she didn’t need to pay. While the bus were given to Kara, the girl shouted that she could address the conductor and his driver.
“ she fired teargas canister in the bus and this prompted commotion. People scampered for safety. Others jumped off the bus,” a passenger instructed our correspondent.
It was collected by The state that passersby and passengers dispossessed the policewoman of the teargas canister, which turned into later handed over to an Inspector-trendy of Police (IG) X-Squad team from Alagbon that turned into using skip.
The crew, headed by means of Assistant Superintendent of Police Bulus Bitrus, became stated to have taken the conductor, motive force and the policewoman to a police station close to Kara (Warewa) where a criticism became lodged.
Police spokesman Abimbola Oyeyemi, a Deputy Superintendent (DSP), stated no report changed into made on the station approximately a policewoman teargassing passengers, including that he was informed the problem became resolved and people arrested launched.