Dispatch rider caught with a baby inside courier box in Lagos

Dispatch rider caught with a baby inside courier box in Lagos

A dispatcher was arrested with a baby inside the courier box at the back of his bike.

From the viral video of the incident, it appears that the biker was caught in the Sangotedo area of Lagos.

The video was shared by Gidi Traffic on Twitter, left many distraught in the early hours of Saturday.

However, details on the development were sketchy as at press time.

The dispatch rider was beaten by the angry mob that

In the clip, a mob descended on the rider and almost lynched him when the baby was discovered in his box.

He was later seen being whisked away by an okada rider and another man carrying the baby.

The Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, confirmed that the viral video has drawn the attention of the command.

“The command wishes to inform the public that the incident said to have taken place in Sangotedo area, Lekki, was not reported at any police station to enable the police to take appropriate actions.

“Notwithstanding that the incident was not reported, the Commissioner of Police, Abiodun Alabi, has directed that efforts should be intensified to locate the whereabouts of the alleged dispatch rider and the parents or guardians of the child to enable the police to investigate the incident,” he said.

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