The arrest of eight persons allegedly involved in a clash which led to the destruction of property in Idi Oro Mushin has been confirmed by the Lagos Police Command.


The command Spokesman, ASP Olarinde Famous-Cole, announced this to newsmen on Monday.


Famous-Cole disclosed that the Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, had drafted more police personnel to ensure orderliness in the volatile area.


He said the suspects had on them machetes and axes in their possession.


“Normalcy has returned to the area and there is a heavy police presence there.

“The public should go about their business. There is a free- flow of traffic in the area now,” Famous-Cole assured.

Media reports confirmed the conflict which occurred in the area involving some residents in Alamutu area of Idi-Oro in Mushin on Sunday, a situation degenerated on Monday morning, causing the destruction of property, hence, informed the quick intervention of the Rapid Response Squad to restore peace.

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