Crime

(UPDATED)-Normalcy Returns to Iwo After Youth Group Clash

There was confusion in Iwo Town ,Osun state in the early hours of today as some youths engaged in free for all, breaking bottles and using other dangerous weapons
Source who craved anonymity told Radio Nigeria that Problem started from a carnival organized by a set of youths whom another group believed usually disguised with the carnival to loot shops.

The other group allegedly attempted to prevent the carnival,a development which led to the unrest.

When contacted police public relations Officer in Osun State,Yemisi Opalola who confirmed the incident said the cause of the unrest was unknown.
She said the hoodlums fled when the police arrived at the scene, noting that police had identified the culprits and was on their trail.

 “The hoodlums were causing problem they broke bottles on the Road, Police got there, they ran away, police have identified them & are looking for the way to get them. The reason(s) for the incident yet to be known”She responded with a text message.

Meanwhile, normalcy has returned to Oja area as commercial activities were gradually picking up around ten o’clock in the morning.

Adedayo Adelowo

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