Female Passenger Kills Bus Driver Over N10 in Benin


A female passenger has reportedly killed the driver of a commercial bus she was commuting in, after an argument ensured between them over N10 difference in bus fare.

The female passenger said to be in her 30’s, allegedly pulled and squeezed the genitals of the bus driver, simply identified as Eze, during a fight, killing him in the process.

It was gathered that trouble started when the commercial bus driver believed to be in his late 20’s, who had picked the female passenger at Ohovbe Road Junction, off Benin-Agbor Road, Ikpoba Hill, charged her N40 fare and the woman boarded the bus but insisted on paying only N30.

This was said to have angered the driver who said the woman must pay the balance of N10 and they got involved in a war of words which led to fisticuffs, during which the woman grabbed and pulled the man’s genitals, leading to scrotal complications which reportedly caused his death.

“Angered by the name calling, the female passenger held the driver’s neck while still inside the car. People gathered to settle the dispute and begged the woman to let go of his neck.

Moments later, the woman returned to meet the driver who had his seat belt on and held his neck with one hand and used her other hand to hold his manhood and started pulling it.

“The man begged the woman to leave him but the woman was angrier by this time. Passersby intervened again but it seemed the woman was bent on venting out her anger. When the driver tried to come out of the car, he fell to the ground and started stretching and gasping for breath and people around rushed him to a nearby hospital while the woman was whisked to a nearby police station. The young man died few hours later,” an eyewitness narrated.


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