Masquerade/Hausa crisis: Police set up probe team.


Ondo State Police Command yesterday said it had constituted an investigative team to locate those behind the Sunday attack between some Yoruba masqueraders and Hausa youths in Akure, the state capital.

Commissioner of Police Gbenga Adeyanju also said no arrest has been made in connection with the incident.

He said the police have already begun manhunt for the perpetrators of the clash.

The Police commissioner who spoke through the Public Relations Officer, Femi Joseph assured that the masterminds of the bloody clash would be arrested soon.

He said: “We have not been able to arrest any individual in connection with the incident. In fact nobody has been linked with it, because the clash happened very late in the night and that prevented people from volunteering information to the Police”.

He affirmed that peace had returned to the town, urging residents of the state, especially those in Akure to continue with their lawful activities.

Some Yoruba masqueraders on Sunday night engaged in a bloody clash with some Hausa people residing in Sabo area of Akure.

The development allegedly led to the death of one person and over 20 persons sustained injuries during the bloody

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