FRSC Vows to Prosecute Truck Driver Who Knocked Down Patrol

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Shehu Mohammed, has ordered a holistic investigation and immediate prosecution of the recalcitrant driver of the truck that knocked down an operative on duty along Kaduna-Doka road on 29 May, 2024, according to a statement signed by Ag. Corps Public Education Officer, Corps Commander Olusegun Ogungbemide, and made available to the National Association of Online Security News Publishers (NAOSNP).
This is even as the spate of knockdowns, assaults and attacks on patrol operatives of the Corps continue to rise.
The vehicle, a Dangote Truck with registration number TAK 818 SB, was conveying salt from Dangote factory in Kano enroute Lagos state when he knocked down the Operative and absconded. It took the combined efforts of the military and Police and FRSC patrol team to pursue and apprehend the driver who was at large.
In view of the devastating impact of these knockdowns, the Corps Marshal has reiterated the resolve of the Corps to deepen existing collaborations between the Corps and the Judiciary speedy prosecution of erring drivers.
Recall that in recent times a number of personnel of the Corps have lost their lives as a result of assaults, knockdown and unprovoked attacks, and the Corps Marshal has committed to ensuring that adequate justice is served.

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