Street fight between youths over a girl in Iyana-Ipaja area of Lagos led to loss of life on Wednesday.
Lagos Police commissioner, Fatai Owoseni, said the fight began at about 10 p.m. on Tuesday til about 2 a.m on Wednesday.Eight persons were arrested.
He said, “At about 10 p.m., we received distress call that some youths are on rampage at and we sent the police response team there.
“The fight raged and continued till 2 a.m when normalcy was restored.
“Eight suspects were arrested and one person was killed in the course of the fight.
“Investigation, however, revealed that fighting ensued over a girl, who resides at Abule-Oki area of Iyana-Ipaja.
“The girl had gone to a party at Elere, Agege, where she was molested.
“On getting back to her area, she told the youths who later blocked the road and led a fight towards Elere during which the police moved in to stop them.
“Investigation is still on and will be extended to both sides of the community and those involved will be brought to book.”