There was serious panic on Tuesday, 16th April 2019 after some area boys beat some soldiers to a pulp at Apapa boundary in Ajegunle area of Lagos.
The incident happened after the soldiers tried to prevent the area boys from beating a trailer driver who killed their colleague called Kola Mutiu aka ‘Black Jesus’.
It was gathered that a boy Mutiu popularly known as ‘Black Jesus’, was trying to collect money from a trailer driver before he was crushed to death in the process.
According to eyewitnesses, the boy (Black Jesus) was following the trailer driver whom he was trying to collect money from but the driver refused to settle him. The driver was trying to get away from the boy by driving fast not knowing that he (Kola) was running after the trailer, that was when the victim was hit and crushed.
He was later rushed to the nearest hospital where he was confirmed dead.
The soldiers tried to stop people from beating the trailer driver. When the area boys heard that Black Jesus had died, they turned on the soldiers, as they destroyed their vehicle and also beat them severly.