A pregnant woman was rushed to a hospital after being beaten into a coma by a taxi driver, police in Nigeria said.
The Lagos State Police said that the driver beat the woman, who is seven-months pregnant, on the Lagos-Badagry expressway.
According to the police investigation, the woman approached the driver and asked to be taken to a certain location. The two agreed on a price, and the woman got into the man’s vehicle.
The woman, identified as Feyisara, told investigators that the driver told her to get out of his vehicle before reaching her destination.
Feyisara got into an argument with the driver and when the man tried to push her out of the vehicle, she held onto to his clothes.
The suspect then forcefully took of the woman’s hands from his clothes. At that point, the woman grabbed his private parts. In response the driver punched her in the face, and she fell unconscious.
Police launched an investigation into the incident, but so far, no arrests have been made.