Photo grab from Video shows Edalere Abioye and his landlord fighting in Bangkok
Thai police have arrested a Nigerian for assaulting an officer on duty. The Nigerian, identified as Edalere Abioye accidentally punched a patrolman trying to break up a dispute between him and his landlord.
Abioye was apprehended after he was subdued by a large group of people as he tried to get away.
Police Col Jessada Khumsarttra said that Abioye was having a heated argument with his landlord over rent.
He threw a punch intending to hit the landlord and accidentally hit the police officer, who jumped in between.
Police charged Abioye with assaulting a policeman on active duty.
The incident came to light on September 2 after clips of the fight went viral on Thai social media.