Confusion As Man Shot Dead At Osun Carnival in Nigeria

Confusion As Man Shot Dead At Osun Carnival in Nigeria

Confusion became the order of the day at the Igbaye community in Odo-Otin Local Government Area of Osun State as a man was shot dead in a free-for-all following a carnival.

Reports had it that two warring groups at loggerheads over the community’s kingship attended the community event.

People around says the DJ then played a song which one of the groups considered offensive. He was forced to stop the music but the other faction objected.

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In the scene, a gunshot rang out, leaving a young man dead.

A resident identified as Shade, told TheNation: “The cause of the fight was because of ill-fighting over kingship position. One man was shot dead while others sustained machete cuts. They took the man’s corpse to a hospital.”

The spokesperson of Osun State Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, confirmed that there was a brawl at the carnival.

She added that operatives were deployed to the scene and investigations are currently been carried out.

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