Man Slumps And Dies In Fight With Neighbour In Kwara

Adoga Stephen By Adoga Stephen - Editor-In-Chief
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A man identified as Usman Abubakar has been confirmed dead after getting into a fight with his neighbor.

The neighbor, Omotosho Jimoh, is currently on the run, according to the police.

The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Ejire Adeyemin, revealed that “at about 2030 hrs on March 20, 2024, Mr. Adebayo Ahmed, a resident of Isale Koko, Ojagboro, Ilorin, reported a distressing incident involving his son, Usman Abubakar.

“It was reported that on the same day around 1930 hrs, Usman engaged in a hand-to-hand combat with one Omotosho Jimoh of Elekoyangan Area, Oke-Suna, Ilorin, over a minor issue.

“Tragically, during the altercation, Usman Abubakar slumped and was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead by a medical personnel.

“Immediately, the scene of the crime was visited, and the necessary documentation carried out. However, the family of the deceased has declined releasing the body for autopsy, insisting on burial according to Islamic rites.”

Ejire mentioned that the suspect, Omotosho Jimoh, is currently on the run. However, the state police command has started a preliminary investigation into the case. They are working to capture the suspect and determine the complete details of the incident.

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By Adoga Stephen Editor-In-Chief
Stephen studied Mass Communication at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu (now Lagos State University of Science and Technology), where he acquired requisite training for the practice of journalism. He loves the media, and his interest mostly lies in print medium, where his creative writing skill makes him a perfect fit.