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22 Arrested Over Motor Park Violence In Lagos

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22 Arrested Over Motor Park Violence In Lagos

All the suspects had been transferred to the police headquarters for screening.

Operatives of Lagos police command have arrested 22 persons  following violent clashes by some members of Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) in Lagos.

The spokesman of the police, Lagos state command, SP Benjamin Hundeyin, made this known on Thursday.

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Mr Hundeyin said that normalcy had return to the hotspot as more patrol teams were deployed to the area.

He explained that all the suspects had been transferred to the police headquarters for screening.

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He, however, said that no life was lost, contrary to claims in some quarters.

Meanwhile, several people sustained injuries during the clash at Iyana-Iba, Ojo Local Government Area of the state, on Wednesday.

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The crisis erupted over control of the new park created under the Bridge at Iyana-Oba, Ojo area.

Commercial activities, including bus operators, in the area were grounded while the violence lasted.

(NAN)

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