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 has led to the death of a young man.
The incident occurred on Tuesday in the Iyana Ipaja area of the state.
The girl, who resides at Abule-Oki had gone to a party at Elere, Street, where she was molested.
On getting back to her area, she told the youths, who mobilized and attacked those she fingered were behind the molestation.
One person was shot dead while several other people sustained injuries in the fracas.
The police were called and normalcy was restored.
Commissioner of Police in the state Fatai Owoseni, said 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 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.