In Offa community, Kwara state, two people were killed and several more were injured in a suspected gangsters’ rivalry.
The hoodlums apparently battled after a disagreement over a lady, according to reports.
According to reports, the incident began on Saturday night and escalated on Sunday, April 24.
The clash happened between the Isale Oja and Oja Oba hoodlums in Offa, according to a local, Alhaji Abdulrahman.
According to him, one of the rival gang’s leaders allegedly kidnapped the fiancée of a member of the rival organization, resulting in the fight.
SP Ajayi Okasanmi, a spokesman for the State Police Command, acknowledged the deaths of two hoodlums, but said the inquiry was still ongoing.
“Before the arrival of of policemen dispatched to the scene, two of the warring gangster groups, Samad Adeyemi, 21, and Abdulahi Mohammed,20, have been shot dead. Investigation into the matter is however in progress,” the PPRO said.