A lecturer with the University of Lagos, Mr Arthur Avwokeni
Joseph, was recently detained at Alade Police Station, Somolu, Lagos
State, western Nigeria, after he allegedly fought a lady at petrol
station and tore her clothes.
P.M.NEWS gathered that Joseph, 47, who works at the Business
Administration Department of the university, went to a filling station
along Fola Agoro Road, Somolu to buy fuel when there was an
altercation between him and 28-year old Adeparusi Yetunde over who
should buy the product first.
Joseph was alleged to have alighted from his car and told Yetunde that if
she were one of his students he would have dealt with her.
After the threat and further exchange of words between them, Joseph
allegedly slapped Yetunde and in the ensuing scuffle her clothes were
P.M.NEWS also learnt that Joseph seized Yetunde’s cell phone while
Yetunde also seized some of his books.
Investigations by our correspondent revealed that after the incident,
Joseph went to Alade police station and reported the incident.
When asked of the whereabouts of Yetunde, he said he did not know.
He was then asked to write a statement and while writing the statement,
Yetunde’s phone that was with Joseph rang and when the police picked
the call and asked if she was the owner, she said yes and she was asked to
come to Alade Police station where it was discovered that her clothes
According to a source at the station, Joseph and Yetunde were both
detained after they wrote their statements but were later granted bail.