Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Serious Commotion as Young Man Dies in a Brutal Street Fight Over a Girl in Lagos

A brutal street fight has broken out over a girl in a Lagos community which ended up leading to the death of a young man.
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The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday said it arrested eight suspects following a street fight at Iyana-Ipaja which claimed a young man's life.
 
NAN reports that the Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, told newsmen that the fighting broke out at about 10 p.m. on Tuesday and lasted until about 2 a.m on Wednesday.
 
“At about 10 p.m., we received distress call that some youths are on rampage at Iyana-Ipaja and we sent the police response team there.
“The fight raged and continued till 2 a.m when normalcy was restored.

“Eight suspects were arrested and one person was killed in the course of the fight.

“Investigation, however, revealed that fighting ensued over a girl, who resides at Abule-Oki area of Iyana-Ipaja.

“The girl had gone to a party at Elere, Agege, where she was molested.

“On getting back to her area, she told the youths who later blocked the road and led a fight towards Elere during which the police moved in to stop them.

“Investigation is still on and will be extended to both sides of the community and those involved will be brought to book,” the police boss said.

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