Monday 22 November 2021 : A 50-year-old businessman, Taiwo Adenuga, who was charged by the police for allegedly driving in a reckless manner to cause the death of a 45-year-old woman on Monday, has appeared in an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court.
Adenuga, whose residential address was not given, was charged with dangerous and reckless driving, causing grievous harm and causing death of a Middle-aged woman.
Counsel to the police, Insp. Donjour Perezi, told the court that the defendant committed the offence on Nov. 12, at Jakande Market, Ojota Ketu, Lagos State.
Perezi alleged that the defendant, drove a Toyota Candor Vehicle with Reg No: KSF 729 EE in a reckless manner, and caused the death of a 45-year-old woman.
The victim, he said, died on the spot while her nine-year-old son, sustained severe injuries.
Inspector Perezi further said the offence contravened the provisions of sections 51, 19 and 28 of the Road Traffic Law of Lagos State, 2018.
Thr accused, Adenuga, however, pleaded not guilty to the charges.
Magistrate O.M Ajayi admitted the defendant to bail in the sum of N500, 000 with two sureties in like sum, and ordered him to show proof of tax payment to the court’s registrar as part of the bail conditions.
Ajayi adjourned the case until Dec. 15 for continuation of trial.