Pandemonium broke out on Monday as tricycle riders stormed the major streets of Jos protesting against the alleged extortion by some officials of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in the state and burnt down a patrol vehicle of the commission
Naija News gathered that the protesters also inflicted severe injuries on six personnel of the command.
The command’s Public Education Officer, Andrew Bala, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria in Jos.
Bala said the protesters went to the Bauchi ring road unit command where they beat up officers on duty and vandalised the building.
He said, “They burnt one of our patrol vehicles, vandalised another and destroyed a lot of valuables at our office premises on Bauchi ring road.
“They also vandalised eight other vehicles in the office premises and some at a mechanic workshop close to the office.
“In our bid to resist the act, six of our personnel were badly injured.“