Three Killed, Others Injured as Gang Leaders Clash Over Girlfriend in Kwara

Three Killed, Others Injured as Gang Leaders Clash Over Girlfriend in Kwara

  • The police command in Kwara state has commenced an investigation over the killings in Offa over the weekend
  • No fewer than three people were killed during a gang clash in Offa area of Kwara state on Sunday, April 24
  • According to a witness, the clash ensued between leaders of rival gangs become one of them snatched the girlfriend of another

Kwara, Offa - Emerging reports have confirmed the death of three persons and several injuries during a clash between Isale Oja and Oja Oba gang in Offa, Kwara state.

DailyTrust Newspaper reports that the incident transpired on Sunday, April 24 following a brawl between a member of the opposing gang and the leader of the rival gang.

Gang Leaders, Gang Clash, Police, Offa, Kwara state
The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba. Photo Credit: (NPF)
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As gathered by, one of the leaders of the gang was said to have snatched the girlfriend of a member of the rival gang which in turn led to a gang fight between both gangs.

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One Alhaji Abdulrahman, a resident of Offa disclosed these details to the newspaper.

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Police commence investigations in Offa killings

Meanwhile, the police spokesperson, SP Ajayi Okasanmi confirmed the incident stating that investigations are ongoing to bring the perpetrators to justice.

He said:

“Before the arrival 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.”

Gunmen hijack truck loaded with petrol In Lagos

In another development, some suspected gunmen hijacked a truck loaded with petrol in the CMS area of Lagos state.

The owner of the vehicle who wished to remain anonymous for security reasons disclosed to a reporter that the vehicle with number plate KSF 335 has a 20,000-tonne capacity.

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The owner added that the nearest police station should be informed immediately if anyone who has seen the truck or with vital information about its location is out there.

Another attack hits Anambra as gunmen invade Soludo’s village

Meanwhile, reports had confirmed that some suspected gunmen invaded the local government of Governor Charles Soludo and killed a policeman.

The suspected gunmen launched an attack on Isuofia Community in Aguata Local Government Area of Anambra state.

A source revealed that the suspected gunmen launched the attack at the security posts of police operatives and started to open fire.


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